Former CDO’s case adjourns

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA

THE case against the former Constituency Development Officer and his co-accused has adjourned to October 22 for continuation of submission in regards to the ‘no case to answer’ submission.

This case has gone through a trial in which the prosecution called their witnesses and gave evidence in court. After prosecution closed their case the defence submitted a ‘no-case to answer’.

Following the ‘no case to answer’ submission, prosecution also will submit their view in response to the submission.

Defence lawyer representing the accused said that their clients have a ‘no case to answer’ on the allegations against them.

The two accused on this case were charged in relation to the allegations that they stole sheets of roofing iron from the Gao-Bugotu Constituency.

Jimmy Dikamana and Lonsdale Tana were charged in relation to incidents which occurred in 2015.

Prosecution alleged that the two stole roofing iron from the constituency and sold them to other people.

The Office of the Director Public Prosecution appears for the crown.

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