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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Man in court for allegedly stealing Jammeh’s bulls

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By Amadou M Jadama A man was yesterday arraigned before magistrate PM Sarr at the magistrate court in Brikama, for allegedly stealing two bulls belonging to President Yahya Jammeh. Sadibou Badjie, who is residing in Bwiam in Foni Kansala District in the West Coast Region, is facing a single count of stealing. Police prosecutor Lamin Jammeh informed the court that the incident happened on 14 October last year at Bunnborr Farm, Foni Kansala District. The two bulls, which he was accused of stealing, are valued at 50,000 dalasis. However Badjie denied the charge. The trial magistrate PM Sarr granted him bail at the sum of 60,000 dalasis with two Gambian sureties who must swear to the oath of affidavit means. The case was adjourned to 24 January for continuation. In a similar development, one Sulayman Kolley, was also arraigned for allegedly for sealing two solar panels. Prosecutor Ousainou Touray told the court that the incident occurred on 6 July last year at Mamuda village in the Kombo South District in the West Coast Region. He is said to have stolen the solar panels from the garden of one Mbake Jadama valued at 30,000 dalasis being the properties of the said person. He however denied any wrong doing when the charge was read to him. Magistrate PM Sarr however granted him bail in the sum of 50,000 dalasis with two Gambian sureties who must swear in the oath of affidavit of mean. The case was adjourned to January 26.]]>

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