Diplomatic passport misconduct reaches court
The Attorney General’s Chambers yesterday put in order eight count charges against Mansa Sumareh, former chief driver of President Adama Barrow, Ebrima J.S. Sanneh, Saikou Sanneh, protocol officers and one Ousman Touray.
The charges set out from faking of official documents, emitting false documents, making false documents without authority, obtaining execution of documents by false pretense to three uniquely counts of deception to commit felony.
When the matter was mentioned yesterday before Justice Ebrima Ba Jaiteh at the High Court in Banjul, senior state counsels Patrick Gomez and M.B Sowe of the Attorney General’s Chambers make known their appearance for the state but the the charged persons were absent and their absence anticipated the state counsel to seek for the shifting in order to interface with the serious crime unit of the Gambia Police Force Headquarters to alert the charged persons or guarantors for the starting of their trial.
The presiding Judge, Ba Jaiteh permitted the application and urged the state prosecutors to work together with the serious crime unit to bring the accused persons in the next stated date on 2 June, 2020.