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Man arraigned for criminal trespass, disobedience

Jul 9, 2010, 3:28 PM | Article By: Binta Fatty

The Brikama Magistrates' Court, presided over by Principal Magistrate Joseph A Effim recently heard a case of criminal trespass and disobedience to lawful order involving one Dr. Sheriff Aba Dumbuya.

According to the particulars of offence, on count one, sometimes in the year 2009 and 2010, at Tujereng Village Kombo South, in the Western Region, the accused, Dr Sheriff Aba Dumbuya with intent to intimidate or annoy entered into the farmland of one John P. Gomez.

Count two stated that in the same year and place by a copy of lawful order, dated 8thApril 2010 from the Office of the President through the Governors office of Western Region, the accused, Dr. Sheriff Aba Dumbuya was instructed to return all farmlands owned by the Manjagoes, as recommended by the task force, on or before the 16th April 2010, which he failed to do.

The accused who pleaded not guilty to the charge was granted a court bail in the sum of D50, 000 with a Gambian surety.

The case was adjourned to 13th July 2010 for hearing.

 In a similar development, one Bai Bojang was also arraigned at the Brikama Magistrates' Court before Magistrate J.A. Effim on a charge of criminal trespass and disobedience to lawful order.

The accused who pleaded not guilty to the charge was granted a court bail in the sum of D50, 000, with a Gambian surety.

According to the particulars of offence, on count one, sometime in the year 2009 and 2010 at Falla Village, Kombo South, in the Western Region, the accused, Bai Bojang with intent to intimidate or annoy entered into the farmland of one Vincent Mendy, by claming ownership of the said land.

Count two stated that on the same year and place by a copy of a lawful order, dated 8th April 2010 from the Office of the President, through the Governors office of Western Region, the accused, Bai Bojang was instructed to return all farmlands owned by the Manjagoes, as recommended by the task force which he failed to do.

The case was adjourned to 14th July 2010 for hearing. 

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