Touray, a clerk at Euro African Group/Gam-Petroleum, was on Wednesday
18 November 2008 convicted and sentenced to three (3) years imprisonment with hard
labour by the Banjul Magistrates' Court presided over by Principal Magistrate
Edrissa Mbai of Banjul Magistrates' Court.
to the particulars of offence, the convict on or about 1st
at the Gambia Port Authority unlawfully stole 20, 339 litres of gas oil value
at D406, 780 the property of the said Euro African Group/Gam-Petroleum.
his judgement, Magistrate Mbai stated that the convict pleaded guilty without
wasting the courts' time. However, he added that the convict stole a huge
amount of gas oil for his own selfish interest.
that the accused said he had been working for the company for the past seven
years without a single mistake.