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Man charged with assault, wilful damage to property

May 20, 2011, 2:26 PM | Article By: Yusuf Ceesay

A man was on Wednesday arraigned before Magistrate F.L. Drammeh of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court, charged with assault and wilful damage to property

Bakary Singhateh pleaded not guilty to the charges, and was subsequently granted court bail of D25,000 with a Gambian surety who must deposit a National Identity card.

According to the charge sheet on count one, on 12 May 2011 at Serrekunda, the accused person assaulted one Jarr Sabally, by beating her.

Count two stated that the accused on the same date and place, allegedly damaged  a DVD player, mobile phone, window glasses, gas bottle and roof ceiling of the said Jarr Sabally, all valued at D12,700.

The case was adjourned to 1st June 2011.

2118 Gomez represented the IGP.