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Prosecution witness testifies in alleged willful damage to property case

Sep 7, 2015, 9:58 AM | Article By: Isatou Senghore-Njie

A prosecution witness, Alieu Ceesay, recently testified in the trial involving one Amadou Lowe, accused of willful damage to property, before Magistrate Gomez of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court.

Ceesay told the court that he is a businessman running a restaurant, bar and night club along Senegambia.

He recognized the accused, and could recall what happened on 22 April 2015, at around 7 am.

He said he left his business place and went to his house, adding that upon reaching his house, the watchman opened the compound gate and he entered, and parked his car.

According to Ceesay, as he was going into his house, he heard a noise, adding that he and his watchman rushed out to see the cause of the noise.

He said his watchman rushed and chased the accused who caught him, adding that he was brought to the house where he was asked why he broke the screen of his car Nissan Green colour, and the accused said he was angry.

He further adduced that the registration number is SMC 1, with the front windscreen, side window and back windscreen all broken.

He said the costs of the front of the windscreen is D7,500, side glass D4,000,and back screen D17,500, which was not available in The Gambia.

The accused was taken to Kairaba Police Station and the witness’ statement was recorded.

Hearing continues on 17 September 2015.

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