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Duo arraigned in Court

Dec 11, 2009, 10:25 AM | Article By: Isatou Senghore

The Kanifing Magistrates' Court recently heard a criminal case of attempting to commit a felony brought against Buba Drammeh and Famara Sanyang.

According to the particulars of offence, Buba Drammeh and Famara Sanyang, on 17th September 2009, at Dippakunda in the Kanifing Municipality were found in the shop of one Muhammed Saidou Barry with two flashlights with intent to commit a felony to wit stealing.

Testifying before the court, the 1st accused, Buba Drammeh told the court that, on 11th September 2009, while on his way home from Kololi he asked the 2nd accused Famara Sanyang to lend him D25 to buy cigarettes.

According to him, he went to the shop of the complainant and found him sleeping. He said when he knocked on the door; the complainant opened it and told him that he wanted to buy cigarettes.

He further adduced that to his surprise the complainant gripped him and started shouting that he wanted to steal from his shop.He added that he called the 2nd accused Famara Sanyang, who was also gripped and accused them of trying to steal from his shop and took them to Serekunda Police Station where their statements were obtained.

Hearing continues.