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Police Assailant Convicted

Nov 18, 2009, 1:44 PM | Article By: Yai Dibba

Last Saturday sitting at the Brikama Magistrates' Court saw the conviction and sentencing of one Lamin Jabang to a fine of D3000, in default to serve three months in prison for assaulting a Police Officer by Magistrate J.A. Effim

Narrating the facts Police Prosecutor 1st class 2294 Jammeh, stated that on the day in question he left the office to effect an arrest on the convict, at Brikama Sanchaba. He said upon arrival at the convict's place he was nowhere to be found.

According to him, after a frantic search he was subsequently arrested and taken to the Brikama Police Station.

He said at the police station, cautionary and voluntary statements were obtained from him, before he was later charged with the offence committed.