22 November 2012

Gambia: Fake Currency Dealer Convicted

The Kanifing Magistrates' Court presided over by Magistrate Dayoh-Smalls Dago on Tuesday convicted one Muhammed Sillah after he was found guilty of being in possession of fake currency notes, contrary to the Laws of The Gambia.

The accused was sentenced to pay a fine of D10, 000 in default to serve one year imprisonment.

The particulars of the offence indicated that the accused, on the 1st October , 2012 at Bakoteh in the Kanifing Municipality, was found in possession of fake US dollar notes.

The accused pleaded guilty to the charge against him and he was sentenced accordingly by the presiding magistrate, who ordered him to pay the said sum by Friday, November 23rd, 2012.

ASP Manneh represented the IGP.

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