Sep 4, 2009, 6:40 AM
The Director of Public Prosecutions, Richard N. Chenge, has announced that he is representing the state in the prosecution of the case involving senior judicial officials before the Banjul Magistrates' Court.
When the case involving Justice Ngui Mboob-Janneh and Ansuman L Sonko, former Judicial accountant and now the principal accountant at the department of Medical and Health, resumed yesterday, the DPP applied for an adjournment on the grounds that the state wants to put its house in order.
Principal Magistrate Emmanuel Nkea granted the application and adjourned the case to January 15th 2010.
It would be recalled that it was alleged by the police that Justice Ngui Mboob-Janneh, between 2005 to 2009, at the Sheriff's Division of the High Court in Banjul, being a civil servant, stole an amount of D803,000 and 900 pounds sterling being the property of the Gambia government.
Ansuman L Sonko, former Judicial accountant it was also alleged, between 2005 to 2009, at the Sheriff's Division, embezzled an amount of 900 pounds sterling, being the property of the Gambia Government.