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Man arraigned for obtaining money by false pretence

Jul 10, 2015, 9:59 AM | Article By: Isatou Senghore-Njie

One Amat Ceesay was recently arraigned before Magistrate Gomez of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court, charged with obtaining money by false pretence.

He denied the charge and was granted court bail of D60,000 with a Gambian surety who must swear to an affidavit of means and deposit an ID card.

Hearing was adjourned till 15 July 2015.

Police prosecutors alleged that Amat Ceesay, in the month of June 2015 at Kanifing Estate in the Kanifing Municipality, obtained the sum of D31,000 from one Nyama Conta with the pretext that he would make him renowned and very rich within their community, which impression he knew was false and impossible.