By Nicholas Bass
Alieu Jallow, a police officer at Sanyang Police Station, explained how the alleged robber was arrested when he appeared before Magistrate Ebou of Brikama as prosecution witness.
He told the presiding magistrate that the complainant Mama Konteh alleged that he was robbed by a group of boys in Sanyang villge on 16th September last year and as a result he sustained injuries on his body.
“When the complainant, Makam Konteh reported the accused persons namely Alagie Manneh and Ebrima Bah of robbery at Sanyang Police Station we went on a thorough search for them in the community and eventually we found the 1st accused, Alagie Manneh beside one of the bars at Sanyang Village where he was arrested.
The witness further testified that the complainant, Makam Konteh was escorted by PC 7616 Mendy to Sanyang Health Centre where he was treated and discharged.
Police prosecution Cadet ASP Kalilu Kinteh at this point applied for the medical certificate as exhibit after it was identified by the witness and was accordingly admitted as exhibit.
The bill of indictment filed by the police alleged that Alagie Manneh and Ebrima Bah on 16th September 2022 in Sanyang village garage robbed off one Makam Konteh of the following items: Techno Spark 5 cell phone valued at D4500 and a cash of D4500 totalled at D9000.