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Judgment set in jewellery theft case

Jul 16, 2012, 1:56 PM | Article By: Yusuf Ceesay

The Kanifing Magistrates’ Court, presided over by Magistrate Ngube, has set a date it expected to deliver judgment in the jewellery theft case, involving one Haddim Joof.

Joof was charged with the offence of receiving stolen property, a charge he had denied.

Testifying before the court, the defence witness, Robert Ndow, said he was a security guard and that he was the one who bailed the accused.

He informed the court that he was called by the accused that he was at Manjai Police under police custody.

According to him, he bailed the accused but he did not know whether the accused bought the gold chain or not.

The case was at that juncture adjourned till 31 July 2012.

According to the charge sheet, the accused person, some time in October 2011, at Serrekunda Market, in the Kanifing Municipality, retained or had in his possession a gold chain of one Mama Jatta which he had reasons to have stolen or must have been unlawfully obtained.