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Witness testifies in attempted felony case

Oct 22, 2014, 10:57 AM | Article By: Isatou Senghore-Njie

The first prosecution witness (PW1), Amadou Jobe, recently testified in the trial involving one Mbye Tamba, who allegedly attempted to commit felony, before Magistrate Bojang of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court.

Jobe told the court that he works as a fisherman, and recognised the accused person.

He recalled that on 17 September 2014, he was sleeping at around 4 am when he heard a noise at the house of one of his neighbours.

His door was later knocked by someone who informed him that there is a thief in the complainant’s house.

Jobe went to the complainant’s house and, with his help, the accused was apprehended. A touchlight and broken bottle were collected at the scene.

One security officer who passing by and heard the noise entered the compound, and advised them to take the accused to the police station, Jobe told the court.

They hired a taxi, and took the accused to the police, he said.

The case was adjourned to 3 November 2014.

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