Neneh Jallow appears in court
Monday, July 02, 2012
The eighth accused person in the GRA 4 and 10 others’ case, Neneh Jallow, Wednesday appeared before the Banjul Magistrates’ Court, presided over by Principal Magistrate Taiwo Ade Alagbe, to answer to a criminal charge leveled against her. The accused is charged with uttering a false document contrary to the Laws of The Gambia.
According to the particulars of the offence, the accused in the year 2010 in Banjul and diverse places in The Gambia falsely uttered a document being a deed of assignment with serial registration number 469/2010 vol. 73 KD to the Tax Evasion Commission with intent to defraud. But the accused, Jallow pleaded not guilty to the charge against her.
At that juncture, Police Supt. Joof informed the court that the accused is the eighth accused person in the GRA 4 and 10 others’ case that is being taken over by the state for prosecution. Joof added that the accused person is charged with count 5 in the charge sheet of the said case and that it was indicated to the court that she was at large, but rather the accused (Jallow) had traveled outside the country during the case.
He applied that her charge be consolidated to the previous one in the GRA 4 and 10 others’ case, while further applying for the case to be adjourned to the date that the said case would come up before the court.
The presiding magistrate then granted her bail in the sum of D300, 000 with two Gambian sureties, as well as for the accused to deposit her traveling documents with the court’s registry.
The case was adjourned to the 23rd July 2012.
Author: Fatou Sowe