A prominent Gambian politician Momodou Boo Jarju has just appeared in court on charges of obtaining money by false pretense. Jarju has been accused of obtaining four million dalasis (D4 million dalasis) from one Aminata Sanneh through false pretense. He was supposed to sell a landed property situated at the Sukuta traffic light to Ms. Sanneh, but Boo Jarju hasn’t fulfill his part of the sale agreement. He allegedly defrauded Aminata Sanneh.
The case is currently being heard in court. He appeared before magistrate MS Jallow. We will keep you posted with details later.
Boo Jarju was among the UDP flag bearer applicants in 2016. He was unsuccessful in his bid to secure the UDP leadership. Adama Barrow was selected by the party.
Boo Jarju later defected to the APRC upon his failed bid to represent the UDP in the past 2016 Presidential elections.
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