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Market Burglar Convicted

Jul 30, 2008, 10:42 AM | Article By: By Malamin Conteh &Yerro Mballow

One Momodou Lamin Jallow was on Monday convicted and sentenced to a fine of D4000 in default to serve six months imprisonment for the offence of shop breaking and stealing.

According to the facts of the case, the convict on the 1st July this year at Latri-Kunda market broke into the shop of one Naffie Camara and therein stole 12 kilos of blue powder, 2 packets of soap, 17 packets of China green tea, 9 boxes of matches and 12 stock of starch.

Following his own plea of guilt to the charges he was sentences on count one to a fine of D2000 in default to serve three months imprisonment while on count two he was fined D2000 in default to serve three months imprisonment. All sentences are to run consecutively.