Man bags D70,000 bail bond
Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Madi Sowe, a 27-year old man was, yesterday, granted bail in the sum of D70,000 after he was charged with the defilement of a girl under the age of 16. He was brought before the Bundung Magistrates' Court presided over by Senior Magistrate Kumba Sillah-Camara.
According to the fact before the court, Madi Sowe unlawfully had carnal knowledge of the girl (name withheld), sometime in the year 2007 at Bundung in the Kanifing Municipality.
Madi Sowe told the court that he wanted to seek for services of a counsel.
Senior Magistrate Sillah-Camara then granted him court bail in the sum of D70,000 or a Gambian surety who must deposit his ID Card and furnish the court with a reachable contact address.
She then adjourned the case to August 12, in order to allow the accused time to secure the services of a lawyer.
Author: by Salifu M. Touray