Mar 9, 2010, 1:42 PM
The Bundung Magistrates' Court presided over by senior Magistrate Kumba Sillah-Camara on Monday convicted and sentenced one Ousman Jallow to a fine of D50, 000 in default to serve one year imprisonment.
He was also ordered to compensate the complaint the sum of D80, 000 in default to serve one year, six months imprisonment.
The particulars of the offence revealed that between May and June 2007 at Tabokoto the accused falsely obtained the sum of D80, 000 from the complainer, Yuna Lowe, with the promised of allocating him a piece of land situated at Sukuta, knowing it to be false. He pleaded guilt to the charge and was sentence accordingly.