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Man arraigned for stealing alcohol

Feb 26, 2010, 1:16 PM | Article By: Isatou Senghore

One Sheikh Tijan Jassey was recently arraigned at the Kanifing Magistrates' Court before Magistrate Fatoumatta Drammeh, charged with stealing.

According to the particulars of offence, on 21st February 2010, at Harry's Supermarket in the Kanifing Municipality, he stole one bottle of champaign alcohol, valued at D2, 150.

According to the facts as narrated by 1st Class 3084 Ceesay on 21st February 2010, at around 11-12pm, when the accused went to Harry's Supermarket to pay for a bill from the cashier's desk, he stole a bottle of champaign.

She stated that the accused was spotted by the security, who conducted a search on him and found the said bottle. She said the matter was reported to the Kairaba Police Station and later the accused was cautioned and charged with the offence committed.

The accused was then remanded in custody until 1st March 2010, when the case is set for judgement.