The police have pressed charges against Win Win Oil Company Gambia Ltd. and two Gambians in the persons of Cherno M.H. Savage, Sarja Camara, after they allegedly issued a false cheque contrary to Section 296 (A) of the Criminal Code, Laws of The Gambia.
The accused persons were arraigned before Principal Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul Magistrate’s Court on Monday. The two accused persons both pleaded not guilty to the charge while the oil company was not represented by anyone.
Cherno M.H. Savage, Sarja Camara, and Win Win Oil Company Gambia Limited were jointly charged for issuing a false cheque with a face value of four million three hundred and forty-seven thousand dalasis (D4,347,000).
According to the particulars of the offence, the three accused persons, in the city of Banjul, issued a Zenith Bank cheque without authority or excuse with face value of D4,347,000 to World Star Company Limited through its manager Alieu Ndoye, knowingly or having reasons to believe that there are no funds or adequate funds in their account to pay off the amount specified in the cheque.
The court granted the accused persons bail each with 2 Gambian sureties who shall swear to an affidavit of means to a title deed worth 5 million dalasis.
The matter was adjourned to the 17th May 2022 for witnesses to be called in the case to give evidence.