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In over D100, 000 fraud case, prosecution amends charge sheet

Jan 27, 2010, 1:40 PM | Article By: Dawda Faye

The prosecuting officer, Inspector Touray, recently amended the charge against Hussein Weizani, who was earlier charged mistakenly along with Sheikh Sowe for attempting to commit a felony.

Inspector Touray had informed the court that Hussein Weizani is the complainant in the case, while Sheikh Sowe is the accused, following the information of the defence counsel, Badou Conteh, to the presiding Magistrate Joseph Ikpala of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court that Hussein Weizani is only a complainant in the case and not an accused.

As a result, the latest particulars of offence stated that Sheikh Sowe in the month of September, 2009, by false pretence and with intent to defraud, obtained D101,633 from Hussein Weizani under the pretext that he has a business, knowing the same to be false.