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Driver Convicted

Aug 29, 2008, 7:54 AM | Article By: By Malamin Conteh

Mr Barra Secka, a driver, was recently convicted and sentenced to a fine of D1000, in default to serve three months' imprisonment by Magistrate B.O Jobe of the Bundung Magistrates' Court.

He was also ordered to compensate the victim the sum of D6000, in default to serve another 12 months' imprisonment. All sentences are to run concurrently.

The convict was, on 5th August 2008 at Sukuta Junction, said to have hit one Fiedel Camara with his vehicle and thereby broke his legs.

In passing his sentence, Magistrate Jobe stated that the accused pleaded guilty to charges and that he did not waste the court's time. He said the convict is a first-time offender and pleaded for mercy.