Jun 27, 2008, 4:58 AM
They were sentenced on count one to one year imprisonment with hard labour and a six-month imprisonment on count two with hard labour.
Magistrate Abdoulie Mbackeh of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court handed down the sentences after the accused persons had pled guilty to the offences of burglary and stealing.
to the particulars of offence on count one, on
While on count two, the accused persons stole two bracelets valued at D3300, pairs of shoes valued at D4950, pairs of earring and fingerings, a wallet, an ATM card, personal documents and MP3 player valued at D3300.
In passing his sentences, Magistrate Mbackeh stated that the accused persons deserved some punishment to serve as a deterrent to others. He added that they had become nuisances to society.