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Court heard testimony in shop-breaking and stealing case

Nov 12, 2014, 10:11 AM | Article By: Yai Dibba

One Babu Nyang of Brikama Monday testified in the trial involving one Alieu Fatty, accused of shop-breaking and stealing before Magistrate Isatou Janneh of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court.

In his testimony, Nyang told the court that he recognised the accused person, and that on 20 August 2014 he received a call from one Modou Sillah, informing him that his shop was broken into.

Upon receiving the information, he reported the matter to the police station, he said, adding that the items stolen from his shop included four mobile phones, a laptop, 10 memory cards and 93 batteries.

He said he was later told by the police that the accused person was arrested.

The four mobile phones, 10 memory cards and 93 batteries were tendered in court as exhibits.

The case was adjourned to 17 December 2014 for hearing to continue.