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Man jailed with hard labour

Jun 17, 2015, 11:55 AM | Article By: Isatou Senghore-Njie

Magistrate Colley of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court yesterday convicted and sentenced one Abdou Aziz Camara, to a mandatory jail-term of two years in prison with hard labour on count one.

On count two, he was fined D100,000 in default to serve two years in prison; and on count three was fined D3,000 in default to serve one year in prison.

Both sentences are to run consecutively.

This was after he was found guilty of conspiracy to commit a felony, housebreaking and stealing.

The charge sheet in count one read that on 17 September 2012, at Bakau in the Kanifing Municipality, he jointly conspired with others to commit a felony.

Count two stated that he broke into the house of one Amie Jack with intent to commit a felony; to wit stealing

Count three stated that he stole the following: 2.5 kilos of gold valued at D2.5million, two laptops valued at 800 pound sterlings, two Samsung galaxy valued at D40,000, digital camera valued at 2000 Euros , data card valued at D3,800, one diamond ring value unknown, two gold finger rings value unknown and two gold plated wrist watches.

These were all the property of the said Amie Jack.