May 13, 2009, 7:37 AM
He was last Thursday arraigned before Magistrate B.Y. Camara of the Banjul Magistrates' Court to answer charges preferred against him. He vehemently denied the charges.
The particulars of offence in count eleven stated that the
accused, while under lawful custody in the
In count 6, the accused is alleged, on diverse dates between
2006 and 2008, while using fake names to conceal the nature or sources thereof,
transported into diverse accounts in the
Count 7 states that the accused on diverse dates in 2007, in
The particulars in count 9 read that the accused,
Christopher Badgie, on diverse dates in 2007 at
Count 10 also also alleged that the accused on diverse dates in 2007, with intent to defraud, obtained the sum of 650,000 pounds from one Mrs X of Windsor, UK on the pretext that he would supply her with diamonds and thereby committed an offence.
He was also from count 1 to 5 charged with money laundering, one count of obtaining property by false pretence, three counts of unlawful possession of a Gambian passport, three counts of unlawful possession of Gambian National ID cards, two counts of forgery of official documents, one count of impersonation, and one count of uttering false documents.
He was since granted court bail in the sum of D500, 000 with two Gambians as sureties who must meet the bail condition.
The case continues today.