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Man Gets 4-Year-Jail Term For Rape

Aug 31, 2009, 4:43 AM | Article By: Yai Dibba

A man had been handed down a 4-year-jail term for raping a 16-year-old girl by a Magistrate Court in Brikama on Saturday.

Samba Trawally, who pleaded guilty to the charge leveled against him, was sentenced to four years in prison without any option of a fine.

In passing the sentence, Magistrate Fred Foster told the court that the charge against the convict was a very serious one, adding that raping a 16-year-old girl without her consent is very dangerous.

According to the particulars of the offence, the convict on 24th   July 2009, at Brikama Jalamba in Western Region raped a girl of 16 years of age without her consent.