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Three bankers arraigned

Jan 12, 2015, 10:38 AM | Article By: Dawda Faye

Prosecutors on 8 January 2015 paraded Haddy Jatta, Kabiro Darboe and Samba Mballow, bankers at the BSIC bank, before Magistrate Tabally of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court and charged them with conspiracy, stealing and fraudulent false accounting.

Prosecutors alleged that some time in October 2013, at BSIC bank located at Kairaba Avenue in the Kanifing Municipality, the accused conspired to steal $68,969 equivalent to D2,707,033.25, being the monies belonging to BSIC bank, and thereby committed an offence.

Prosecutors went further to allege that the accused, in the same month, year and place stole $68,969 equivalent to D2,707,033.25, being monies belonging to BSIC bank.

It was further alleged that the accused, in the same month, year and place received $68,969, equivalent to D2,707,033.25, from Tumana Foreign Exchange Bureau, which was supposed to be deposited with BSIC bank; instead they diverted the said amount.

All the accused persons denied any wrongdoing.

Magistrate Tabally then granted them bail of one million dalasi with two Gambian sureties, one of whom should deposit a title deed and swear to an affidavit of means.

Police prosecutors Inspector Malang Jarju, Inspector Kebba Fadera and Sergeant 3560 Yaya Colley formed the team of prosecutors.

Lawyer Mendy presented herself as a defence lawyer.

The case was adjourned for hearing.