The Point (Banjul)

21 January 2013

Gambia: Woman Arraigned for Fraud

A woman called Tida Hydara was recently arraigned at the Kanifing Magistrates' Court on a charge of obtaining goods by false pretence.

The charge sheet read that in September 2012, the accused, Tida Hydara, took 240 gallons of palm oil from one Mariama Sireh Bah of London Corner valued at D297,000 and refused to pay the said amount.

She denied the charge and was granted court bail of D500,000 with two Gambian sureties who must swear to an affidavit of means and deposit ID cards.

Hearing was adjourned till 23 January 2013.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 The Point. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.