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Vehicle Owner Convicted for Permitting

Sep 3, 2008, 5:06 AM | Article By: By Malamin Conteh

The Bundung Magistrates' Court presided over by Magistrate Kumba Sillah- Camara convicted and sentenced one Demba Joof to a fine of D1000 in default to serve six months imprisonment.

Mr Joof was arraigned in court for the offence of permitting an unlicensed driver to drive his vehicle.

The facts of the case revealed that on 17thDecember 2007,along the Tallinding Farokono road the convict permitted one Tida Sanneh to drive his vehicle without a driving licence. It added that the said Tida Sanneh lost control and ran into a stationary vehicle before running into a shop where she knocked a lady, adding that the lady was rushed to Serekunda health centre and later referred to RVTH.