Dec 18, 2012, 8:51 AM
One of the bail conditions is for the accused persons to each produce two Gambian sureties. Each surety was to pledge landed property within the Greater Banjul Area valued at D3M each. The title deeds must be deposited at the office of the registrar of the high court.
The duo are standing trial on a charge of Economic Crime. Both vehemently denied the charge.
Count 1, the alleged offence states that in 2007 at Serrekunda, being an employee of the Gambia Telecommunication Company Limited (Gamtel), the 1staccused Kaddy Bojang caused the loss of D1, 200,000 (one million, two hundred thousand dalasis), being the property of Gamtel, by selling 23, 500 unauthorised scratch cards an operation detrimental to the economy of The Gambia and thereby committed an offence.
While on count 2, the particulars of the alleged offence revealed that, the 2ndaccused Mam Bintou Jeng in 2007, being an employee of the Gambia Telecommunication Company Limited caused the loss of D1, 850,000 ( one million, eight hundred and fifty thousand), being the property of Gambia Telecommunication Company Limited (Gamtel), by selling 28,500 unauthorised scratch cards an activity detrimental to the economy of The Gambia, and thereby committed an offence.
The case was adjourned to 1stApril 2009.