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Over D2m alleged theft at FIB Bank

Aug 31, 2012, 10:48 AM | Article By: Isatou Senghore

Two people were yesterday arraigned at the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court for allegedly breaking and stealing from the Serrekunda branch of First International Bank, FIB.

Ensa Darboe and Lamin Sanko, said to be security guards from Tiger Watch Security Company, were alleged to have broken into the said bank and stole D2,235,250.

Both denied the charges and were each granted court bail of D3 million, with two Gambian sureties, who must deposit ID cards.

The particulars of offence on count one read that the accused persons, Ensa Darboe and Lamin Sonko, in February 2012 at FIB’s Serrekunda branch in the Kanifing Municipality, jointly broke into the said building with intent to steal.

Count two stated that they stole from the bank D2,235,250, being the property of the said bank.

Count three stated that being employed by Tiger Watch Security Company as security guards, and by virtue of that employment, they neglected their duties and caused the bank to lose D2,235,250.

The case continues on 4 September 2012.