By Nicholas Bass
The Principal Magistrate of Kanifing, Omar Jabang yesterday convicted two Nigerians guilty of forging a Gambian FBN Bank local currency transfer form and the signature of one Rachael Yvonne Mendy with intent to transfer D500, 000 into the account of Young Christ Enterprise.
According to the history of the case, UbekeIkpechi Joshua, the planner of FBN Bank forgery at Serrekunda invited his friend Yahya Muhammed on 14 February 2023 where he asked him to search for an untraceable account of the said bank to transfer D500, 000 into his Access bank account.
When the case was called, UbekeIkpechi Joshua and Yahya Muhammed pleaded guilty to the charges of forgery and felony and pleaded for mercy.
However, the presiding magistrate did not waste time to convict them as charged but ordered the accused to be remanded and wait for judgment.
Meanwhile, Christian Ajuebor and EzeChidozieEzez who were also alleged of felony pleaded not guilty but they were given a bail of D100, 000 each with two Gambian sureties.
The matter was adjourned to 27th February 2023 for judgment.