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Staff of ASB Health Centre arraigned for alleged stealing

Dec 5, 2019, 2:02 PM | Article By: Dawda Faye

Ebrima Kanuteh and Sang B. Bajan, staff of ASB Health Centre, were arraigned before Magistrate Sillah of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing over one million dalasis. They, however, denied any wrongdoing.

According to the bill of indictment presented before the court, the accused persons between the months of 1 January and 31 December, 2017, at ASB Health Centre at Serrekunda and diverse places in the Kanifing Municipality of the Republic of The Gambia, while being employees of ASBs Health Centre as an accountant and account clerk, and by virtue of those positions, they fraudulently converted the sum of D1,751,431 being the proceeds accrued from the entire clinic operations, the property of ASB Health Centre. 

They were granted bail in the sum of one million dalasis with a Gambian surety who should deposit a title deed with the registrar of the court and also swear to an affidavit of means.

The case proceeded on 3 December, 2019, with the defence of the first accused, Ebrima Kanuteh. Sub-Inspector Jammeh, who represented the Inspector General of Police would test the credibility of the accused at the end of his testimony.

The case was adjourned to 12 December, 2019, for continuation.