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Trio granted bail

Dec 8, 2010, 12:06 PM | Article By: Isatou Senghore

Three men were recently granted bail by the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court presided over by Magistrate Tabally.

Amadou Jogo Sowe, Sheikh Omar Susso and Babucarr Baldeh were arraigned on charges of conspiracy to commit a felony. They all denied the charges.

The 1st accused, Amadou Jogo Sowe, was granted bail in the sum of D2.5 million, with two Gambian sureties who must each deposit a title deed with value equivalent to the said amount.

The 2nd and 3rd accused persons, Sheikh Omar Susso and Babucarr Baldeh, were each granted bail in the sum of D300,000 with two Gambian sureties who must each deposit a title deed.

The particulars of offence on count one revealed that the three accused persons, in September 2010, at Serekunda, in the Kanifing Municipality, with intent to defraud, jointly conspired with others to commit a felony to wit fraudulently defrauded one Vincent Edward Njie of 3 million CFA.

On count two the charge sheet indicated that the 1st accused, Amadou Jogo Sowe, on 4 November 2010, in Dakar, the Republic of Senegal, with intent to defraud, jointly conspired with two others to commit a felony to wit fraudulently defrauded one Mustapha Taal of 73 million CFA.

The case was adjourned till 20 December 2010.

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