Jan 15, 2009, 4:40 AM
Mr. Ansumana Marena, better known as Julakay, Managing Director of Julakay Construction and Engineering Company Limited, is entangled in yet another theft case at the Kanifing Magistrates' Court.
Mr. Marena is being arraigned for allegedly stealing 88 pairs of toilet tanks, 50 pairs of wash hand basins, 74 pairs of wash hand stands, 57 pieces of sheet covers, 14 rolls of conduits, 9 cartons of fluorescent (4F), 50 pieces of wash hand basins, 50 complete sets of toilet seats and 51 pieces of other fittings, valued at D4.5 million, the property of Julakay Construction and Engineering Company Limited, a charge he denied.
Meanwhile he was offered a court bail on the deposition of D4, 500, 000.00 or the provision of two Ganbian sureties, one of whom must have a landed property of that value, the title deed of which is to be deposited with the Assistant Registrar.
Julakay is also involved in two theft cases at the Banjul Magistrates' Court charged with various criminal offences.
In the first case he was charged for allegedly stealing the sum of D13, 587, 782.41, the property of Julakay Construction and Engineering Company Limited whilst in the second case he is being charged on three counts of stealing, making false documents and uttering false documents.
In that particular case he is being accused of having stolen a motor vehicle (L200, Mitsubishi) valued at D600, 000, also the property of Julakay Construction and Engineering Company Limited, and fraudulently presenting a false document dated
He denied both charges. He was granted court bail of D500, 000.00 in each case.
Asumana Marena is said to own 30% shares of Julakay Construction and Engineering Company Limited, whilst jailed former Majority Leader, Baba Jobe, owns 40%, Foday Lang Sarr 15% and 15% in the name of the Company.