A young man who was charged with obtaining money by false pretense has been convicted by Magistrate Pa Modou Njie of the Bundung Magistrates’ Court, yesterday.
Omar Camara was charge with obtaining D150, 000 from Jainaba Joof Karim with representation that he was in charge of a compound belonging to one Amie Dibba, which representation was false.
Magistrate Njie reached the decision of convicting Camara after he found that he (Camara) had indeed took D150, 000 from Jainaba.
He was sentence to[ pay a fine of D10, 000 in default to serve 10 months imprisonment. The court further ordered Camara to pay a compensation of D145, 000 to the complainant.
by Modou Kanteh