Nov 30, 2016, 10:16 AM
A woman called Adama Sillah was recently arraigned at the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court charged with obtaining money by false pretence.
She denied the charge and was granted court bail of D25, 000 with a Gambian surety who must deposit an ID card.
The charge sheet read that in August 2012, at Fajara, in the Kanifing Municipality, the accused, Adama Sillah, obtained from one Sarjo Darboe, the following: one suitcase valued at D1,000, three frames valued at D300, set of cups valued at D800, DVD player valued at D800, one flat screen valued at D12,000, two pairs of shoes valued at D150, one kettle valued at D300, a small handbag valued at D150, a teddy bear valued at D450, and cash amount of D10,350, with the representation that she was going to pay the said items within three days, which she knew to be false.
The case was adjourned to 30 October 2012, for hearing.
Adama Sillah was also arraigned at the same court for obtaining goods by false pretence, and obtaining money by false pretence.
Count one of the charge sheet read that in August 2012, at Fajara in the Kanifing Municipality, she obtained goods worth D8,500 from one Ebrima Baldeh, cashier at Heewal Bureau de Change, with the pretext of paying for the goods the same day, which she failed to do.
The particulars of offence on count two stated that she obtained money amounting to D4,100 from the said Ebrima Baldeh, a cashier of Heewal Bureau de Change, with the pretext of repaying the money the same day, which she failed to do.
She denied this charge too, and she was granted court bail of D10, 000 with a Gambian surety who must deposit an ID card.
Hearing was adjourned to 30 October 2012.