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Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay alleged scam trial adjourned

Dec 18, 2009, 9:06 PM | Article By: Bakary Samateh

The trial of Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay who is standing trial on a theft charge was yesterday adjourned before the Banjul Magistrates' Court.

When the case was called, both the Defence Counsel, Antuman Gaye and the Police Prosecutor, ASP Yaya Touray where late to be in court and consequently Magistrate Nkea adjourned the case to 4th January 2010.

Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay was first arraigned on 2nd December 2009 and subsequently remanded in custody.

She again appeared on 3rd December 2009 when she was granted a court in the sum of D4m with three Gambian sureties, all of whom must have a landed property within the Greater Banjul Area.

The bail condition further stipulated that she should be reporting to the court every Friday, and also ordered to deposit her travelling documents with the court.

It could be recalled that, Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay being a civil servant was alleged to have embezzled an amount of D2, 000.000 (two million Dalasi) and US$1000 between 2005 to 2009.