GDC’s Tina Faal Arrested And Charged With Obtaining Money By False Pretense

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By Alhagie Jobe

 

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Ms. Tina Faal, a former nominated member of the National Assembly has been arrested and charged before the Banjul Magistrate Court with three counts of conspiracy, obtaining goods by false pretense and theft.

 

Represented by Lawyer Combeh Gaye, Faal has been granted bail in the sum of D500, 000 with two Gambian sureties with each a title deed in the Greater Banjul Area.

 

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Ms. Tina Faal, who used to be one of Dictator Jammeh’s closest surrogates, was in 2007, among the 5 members of parliament nominated by President Jammeh.

 

An ex- wife of Gambia’s former Justice Minister Edward Gomez, Faal recently announced her opposition to the APRC regime, she recently embraced and joined the newly formed Gambia Democratic Congress party in The Gambia. She has been seen in the forefront of the party’s recent countrywide tour.

 

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She is one of the first party senior members to be arrested since the launching of the party.

 

The case is adjourned to Monday, 1st August, 2016 for continuation.

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