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Man remanded for alleged attempted rape, others

Feb 11, 2011, 12:36 PM | Article By: Yusuf Ceesay

The Kanifing Magistrates' Court presided over by Magistrate Tabally recently remanded in custody one Lamin Dibba, who was alleged to have committed multiple criminal offences.

Dibba pleaded not guilty to charges of impersonation, robbery and attempted rape, and was subsequently remanded in custody.

According to the particulars of the offence on count one, the accused person Lamin Dibba, on 27 January 2011 at Latrikunda German, falsely represented himself to Lamin Jammeh and Isatou Kanteh as a police officer, knowing that such representation was false.

Count two indicated that the accused, on the same date and place, robbed Lamin Jammeh and Isatou Kanteh by forcefully taking her bracelet valued at D550, necklaces valued at D250, a cash amount of D150 and a veil valued at D150, whose total amount is D1,100.

Count three read that the accused, on the same date and place, attempted to rape Isatou Kanteh, by trying to have canal knowledge of her.

Prosecuting officer Sergeant Kinteh represented the IGP. 

The case was adjourned till 23 February 2011.