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Right Choice Supermarket Staff Arraigned

Nov 7, 2008, 4:30 AM | Article By: Dawda Faye

Sulayman Ndure, Baboucarr Ceesay, Ousman-Dibba, Ousman Ndure and Muhammed Ceesay, both employees of Right Choice Supermarket, were on the 6thNovember 2008 arraigned for stealing before Senior Magistrate Abdoulie Mbackeh of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court.

According to the charge sheet, Sulayman Ndure, Baboucarr Ceesay and Ousman Dibba on the 18thOctober 2008, on Count 1 jointly stole items of goods at the Right Choice Supermarket, valued at D315, 226, property of the said supermarket.

Count 2, states that Ousman Ndure and Muhammed Ceesay in October 2008 at the same company received the said item of goods valued at D315, 226 from Sulayman Ndure and Ousman Dibba.

Baboucarr Ceesay pleaded not guilty as well as Ousman Ndure and Muhammed Ceesay. Sulayman Ndure and Ousman Dibba pleaded guilty.

Defence counsel Tambedou informed the court that they were going to enter into a plea bargaining with the prosecution and would come back to the court for the outcome.

Subsequently, Magistrate Mbacke granted the accused persons bail in the sum of D70,000 each or the provision of a Gambian surety with a landed property whose title deed should be deposited with the Assistant Registrar.

He then adjourned the case to the 10thNovember, 2008 to enable the defence counsel to enter into a plea bargaining with the prosecution and to sentence the accused persons who pleaded guilty.

Sub-Inspector Fadera was the prosecuting officer.