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Two youngsters sent to remand centre

Jun 4, 2008, 7:59 AM | Article By: By Yai Dibba

Two youngsters were last Monday sent to a remand centre after being charged with conspiracy and theft.

Lamin Manneh and Buba Sowe appeared before magistrate John Njie of the Brikama Magistrates' Court for conspiring to commit a felony.

One of the boys will now go on trial after pleading 'not guilty' to charges of conspiring to steal two sets of bed, three tables and four benches. The pieces of furniture, allegedly stolen from the Kafuta forest park in 2007, were valued at D8,000.

When the charge sheet was read out to Lamin and Buba, Lamin refuted the accusation whilst Buba admitted guilt.

The matter was at that juncture stood down for the conviction of Buba as well as the beginning of Lamin's trial.