Sep 29, 2008, 6:37 AM
Sergeant 544 Jaiteh was holding brief for Sergeant 3560 Colley.
In his application, police prosecutor 544 Jaiteh told the court that he was withdrawing the charge against Momodou Mendy, who would be used as a prosecution witness.
His application was subsequently granted by Magistrate Kijera, and the case was adjourned to 1 December 2015, for hearing.
Defence counsels were not present in court.
Prosecutors alleged that the accused persons, within the year 2012 and 2014 at Bakoteh in the Kanifing Municipality, being executive members of Gambia Scout Association, conspired among themselves to collect over D700,000 from various non-scout members with the pretext to include them in trips to attend international jamborees in different parts of Europe.
The bill of indictment further stated that the accused persons on the same date and place, obtained D700,000 from various non-scout members with the pretext to include them in trips to attend international jamborees in different parts of Europe.
It was also alleged by prosecutors that Essa Jarjusey in the year 2015, at Bakoteh in the Kanifing Municipality, while serving as assistant secretary general of the Gambia Scout Association, stole a motor vehicle mark Toyota with registration number KM 1907A belonging to the Gambia Scout Association.