Sep 21, 2010, 3:58 PM
The long arm of the law has recently axed one Ebrima Faal, a pickpocket, to a mandatory jail term of one-month imprisonment for stealing D400 from someone's pocket while both were boarding a vehicle.
The Brikama Magistrates' Court presided by Pa Harry Jammeh accordingly sentenced Ebrima Faal for violating section 258 of the criminal code. Magistrate Jammeh ruled that it's cruel to ostensibly appear to be boarding a vehicle, and putting one's hand in another person's pocket.
According to the facts stated by the prosecution the incident happened on
The accused was then arrested and taken to Yundum Police where he was charged for the said offence.