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Court summons witness

Jun 13, 2011, 1:38 PM | Article By: Yusuf Ceesay

The Kanifing Magistrates' Court presided over by Magistrate Jallow on Thursday summoned one Sadibu Barrow, prosecution witness, to come and testify in an alleged fraud case involving one Fatou Njie.

This development took place after the prosecution applied for an adjournment, which was objected to by defence counsel Martin.

Counsel Martin submitted that the case has had series of adjournments since the last sitting at the instance of the prosecution.

He told the court that an adjournment would only be granted if the witness would appear in court on the next sitting or urge the prosecution to close its case and his clients to open her defence.

Subsequently, the trial Magistrate adjourned the case till 20 June 2011 and issued summon to the prosecution witness, Sadibu Barrow, of Gunjur to come to court and give evidence.

The charge sheet revealed that the accused on 29 March 2011, at Serrekunda, fraudulently converted thirty thousand dalasi, being monies given to her by Lamin Barrow for safekeeping.