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Two Malian arraigned for alleged burglary

Feb 14, 2011, 11:45 AM | Article By: Yusuf Ceesay

Abas Porge and Muhamed Jarra, both Malian nationals, were recently arraigned before Magistrate Tabally of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court, charged with shop-breaking and stealing.

The two pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against them and were each granted bail of D50,000 with two Gambian sureties, who must deposit their national ID cards.

According to count one of the charge sheet, the accused persons, on 22 January 2011, at FIB House, in Latrikunda German, jointly and intentionally broke into the store of Kumba Daffeh.

Count two revealed that on the same date and place the two suspects stole the following items: two towels valued at D1,500, bed sheet valued at D8,400, six T-shirts valued at D1,000, five long sleeve shirts valued at D800, four white shirt valued at D1,000, a coarse valued at D2,000, five jeans valued at D1,000, tablecloths valued at D1,000, three pairs of shoes D6,000, ring watch valued at D2,000, and empty box valued at D700, total valued D38,150, being the property of the complainant, Kumba Daffeh.

Prosecuting officer 335 Nying stood for the IGP in the proceeding of the case, adjourned until 24 February 2011.

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