Land Surveyor, Samuel Dominic Jacobs has confessed in court that he defrauded one Aminata Janneh Tamu for a plot of land located at No. 2 Beach, Western Area Rural District.
The surveyor is said to have collected the sum of NLe 90,000 from Tamu an IT Officer on Wednesday, 1st March this year for the said plot of land.
Consequently, Jacobs was charged by police for obtaining money by false pretences contrary to Section 32 (1) of the Larceny Act of 1916.
Jacobs pleaded guilty to the crime while informing Magistrate Isata Sellu tucker that he has refunded part of the money to the complainant, Tamu.
He promised the Magistrate to refund the remaining money to the complainant.
Magistrate Tucker adjourned the matter to next week 15th August, 2023 with Jacobs expected to refund the remaining money.