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Man convicted for criminal trespass

Aug 23, 2010, 1:53 PM | Article By: Yai Dibba

One Dinding Sambou who was standing trial on criminal trespass and threatening violence was recently convicted and sentenced to a fine of D5, 000, in default to serve two years in prison on both counts.

The case was presided over by magistrate Kemo Ceesay of the Brikama Magistrates' Court.

The convict, Dinding Sambou sometime early this year at Sinchu Alagie Village entered into the compound of Mrs. Mariama Sankareh, his ex-wife with intent to intimidate or annoy her. He was also on the same year at the same place threatened to kill the said Mariama Sankareh.   

In his judgement, Magistrate Kemo Ceesay told the court that, the convict got married to the complainant, Mariama Sankareh, but they later got divorced.

According to Magistrate Cessay, the convict has no right to go to the compound of the complainant, neither to create any problem between them.

He further advised the convict to keep the peace, and failure to it; he would pay a fine of D20, 000, in default to serve another one year in prison.