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Three Basori Youths in Conflict with Forestry Act

Apr 27, 2009, 9:16 AM | Article By: Abdoulie Nyockeh

Three youths from Basori village recently pleaded guilty to a charge of illegal cutting of trees. Muniru Saidy Momodou K.M. Sanneh, and Muniru Ceesay are currently remanded in custody at the State Central Prison (Mile II), following the revoke of their bail by the presiding magistrate.

According to the particulars of offence, on or about the 22nd March 2009 at PenyenForest, in the Western Region, the accused persons were allegedly found cutting trees from the said state forest without authority.

The case was adjourned until 28th April 2009.