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Kinteh Kunda man fined D500 for contempt of court

Jun 18, 2008, 6:17 AM | Article By: By Yerro Mballow & Malamin Conteh

Sheriff Kinteh, a native of Baddibu Kinteh Kunda but resident in Kombo, was yesterday sentenced to pay a fine of D500 for contempt of court.

Kinteh's conviction followed hot on the heels of the issuance of an arrest warrant by magistrate Kumba Sillah-Camara of the Bundung Magistrates' Court.

Yesterday, litigants and their relatives, journalists and observers were stunned when Kinteh abruptly derailed a court proceeding by walking through a hushed courtroom to a court clerk, with whom, he demanded to have a word or so.

He could now go to jail for one month if he defaults in fine payment.