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Spanish Lady Charged

Apr 8, 2009, 8:06 AM | Article By: Binta Fatty

Marie Carmen, a Spanish lady, was on Monday 6th April 2009 arraigned before Brikama Magistrates' Court presided over by Magistrate Pa Harry Jammeh, charged with two counts.

According to the particulars of offence on count one, on or about the 20th March 2009 between the hours of 10-11:00am along the A.U. High Way Kombo North, the accused Marie Carmen drove a motor vehicle registration number Bjl 6931 F without due care and attention and thereby caused an accident. On count two, the particulars of the offence read that, on or about 20th March 2009 at the hours of 10:00 - along A.U. High-Way Kombo North, the accused drove a motor vehicle Reg: no BJL 6931F without breaks.

When the charge sheet was read to her, and interpreted in her own language she claim to understand, she pleaded guilty on count 1 and not guilty on count 2.

At that juncture the accused was granted court bail in the sum of D10,000 (ten thousand dalasi) before the case was adjourned to the 13th April 2009.