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Man remanded for defilement

Feb 9, 2011, 11:34 AM | Article By: yusuf Ceesay

A man was yesterday arraigned before Magistrate Tabally of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court, charged with defilement of an under-age girl.

Babucarr Jeng, who pleaded not guilty to the charge, was subsequently remanded in custody.

According to the charge, the accused on 2nd January 2011 in Serrekunda at Ebo-Town, unlawfully had carnal knowledge of a 16-year-old girl (name withheld).

The case was adjourned till 22nd February 2011.