Convicts of D19.5M Kanilai Farm Case Appeal

Friday, January 18, 2008

Mustapha Bojang and Famara Colley, former Kanilai farm employees who were recently convicted and sentenced to 14 years imprisonment by the Kanifing Magistrates Court, have appealed against the verdict.

The case was mentioned on Wednesday before Justice Na Wadda-Ceesay of the Banjul High Court.

It will be recalled that the applicants, Mustapha Bojang and Famara Colley, both former Kanilai Farm employees, were found guilty by the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court, presided over by Magistrate Pa Harry Jammeh, of stealing D19.5M, funds found to be lawful property of Kanilai Farm. They were sentenced to prison terms of 14 years each.

The appeal case was subsequently adjourned to 6th and 7th February for continuation.

Source: The Point