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Sukuta Man Jailed for One Month

Dec 19, 2008, 7:03 AM | Article By: Yai Dibba

Habibou Nyang of Sukuta village on Tuesday 16th December 2008 appears before Brikama Magistrate Court presided over by Magistrate Pa Harry Jammeh of stealing a contrary to section 252 of the criminal code cap 10, vol. III laws of The Gambia.

Narrating the fact that on or about the 20th November 2008 at Sukutavillage, the accused stole 2 mobile phones value D1900, the property of Samba Bah, he pleaded guilty.

According Sgt. Jammeh, he told the court that it happen on 20th November 2008 while the accused person went to visit Modou Camara, he said while the accused was with Modou, he told Modou that he want to make a call to Senegal, by then Modou was not with his phone, he then asked Samba for him to lend him his phone to make the call.

Immediately Samba gave it to him, the accused disappeared with the phone. He said, Modou went to Samba and explained to him that the accused has disappeared. The matter was then reported to the police station, a search was conducted, he was later intercepted at Gunjur PIU where he was arrested and taken to the Yundum Police Station. He was cautioned, charged and his voluntary statement were taken.

After given the facts the accused person was finally convicted and sentenced to serve 1 month imprioson