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Jailed British National Appeal Case Continues

Jun 26, 2009, 6:31 AM | Article By: Modou Sanyang

The criminal appeal case filed by David Fulton, a British national yesterday continued at the Banjul High Court before Justice Joseph Wowo.

The appellant David Fulton is appealing against his conviction of forgery by the Banjul Magistrates' Court, that sentence him to three years in prison.

The particulars of the offence read that David Fulton sometime in the year 2007 and 2008 in the city of Banjul and diverse places in The Gambia, without authority and with intent to defraud or deceive, forged a Technical Assistance registration number plate, GSC 1 TA, and thereby committed an offence.

At yesterday continuation of the appeal case, the appellant's Counsel, Lamin Camara told the court that he had filed a motion, which, among others, sought the court's leave to file an additional grounds of appeal.

For his part, the State Counsel Mrs Jones Nebo confirmed that the state respondent were served with the appellant's motion and that they are not opposing to the motion.

Hearing continues.