Sunday, February 23, 2020

Legal Affairs

Ex-Soldier, Now Policeman Denies Participating in Tortures & Killings

By Yankuba JallowA former soldier, now a policeman who admitted being a member of the ‘Junglers’ squad, has denied having participated in any of...

‘Jungler’ Ismaila Jammeh Admits Participating in Killing

By Yankuba JallowIsmaila Jammeh, a brother to Yahya Jammeh, an ex-President of The Gambia has admitted participating in tortures of people and in the...

My Recommendation To Release ‘Junglers’ is not Amnesty Says Minister Tambadou

By: Kebba AF TourayThe Minister of Justice, Aboubacar Tambedou, on Monday said his recommendation to release the three Junglers is not an amnesty.The trio,...

‘ARTICLE 19’, GFD Holds National Stakeholders Disability Rights Bill

By Kebba Secka ‘Article 19’, a Non-governmental Organization (NGO) whose mandate is to defend freedom of expression and access to information, in collaboration with the Gambia...

Police, NIA Investigate Case of Detained Soldiers

By Mustapha JallowThe Police and the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) have joined the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) to investigate the case of detained soldiers....

Supreme Court Says ‘Nyorronjo’ Land Belongs to Banni not Bajonkoto

By Yankuba JallowThe Supreme Court has on Tuesday held that Bajonkoto village has failed to prove that they own the land in dispute between...

Supreme Court Ruling On Amadou Sanneh’s Case

IN THE SUPERIOR COURTS OF THE GAMBIA IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE GAMBIA  SC CRIMINAL APPEAL NO.007/2015  BETWEEN AMADOU SANNEH        …..   APPELLANT  AND  THE STATE    ……         RESPONDENT CORAM: Hon...

High Court Discharges 5, Grants Bail to 17 in Koina Caste...

By Nelson Manneh Justice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court has on Monday, 30th July 2019 granted bail to 17 defendants and discharged 5 in the...

Amadou Badjie Admits Participating in “Junglers” Operations

By Yankuba JallowSergeant Amadou Badjie of The Gambia Armed Forces has told the TRRC that he has participated in the activities of the “Junglers”.“Our...

Supreme Court Calls on Office of Attorney General to Change Attitude

By Yankuba Jallow Justice Yahya of the Supreme Court of the Gambia has called on the office of the Attorney General to change their attitude...

Ya Kumba Jaiteh’s Case Set for Judgment

By Yankuba JallowThe Supreme Court of the Gambia is set to deliver judgment in the case involving Ya Kumba Jaiteh, an ex-member of the...

Supreme Court Says Muhammed Bazzi Should be Heard Despite State’s Objection

By Yankuba Jallow The Supreme Court on Thursday held that Muhammed Bazzi has the right to be heard despite the objection by the State. Presided over...

Police Withdraws Charges on Krubally In Koina Caste Scuffle Case

By Lamin Fatty Reporting from Basse, URRMuhamadou Krubally has been discharged on his incitement to violence charge by Magistrate Omar Jabang of the Basse Magistrates...

”Jungler” Admits Participating in Killing of Two Gambian-Americans

By Yankuba Jallow Omar Jallow alias Oya, a member of the redundant ‘Junglers’ Wednesday told the TRRC that he took part in the killing and...

Supreme Court Sentences Man to 18 Years Imprisonment for Rape, Robbery

By Yankuba JallowThe Supreme Court of the Gambia Wednesday reduced the conviction of one Sara Camara from life imprisonment to 18 – year imprisonment...

“Jungler” Admits Participating in the Execution of West African Nationals

By Momodou Jarju Malick Jatta, a member of the redundant Junglers has admitted participating in the killing of foreign migrants sometime in July 1995. Continuing his testimony yesterday...

“Jungler” Admits Torturing Imam Baba Leigh, Others

By Yankuba JallowOmar A. Jallow, a member of the defunct ‘junglers’ Tuesday admitted participating in the torture of Imam Baba Leigh, Imam Bakawsu Fofana,...

Justice Wadda Ceesay Strikes Out Yankuba Touray’s Contempt Case

By Nelson MannehJustice Sainabou Wadda-Cisse of the Banjul High Court Tuesday, 23rdJuly 2019, struck out the contempt case involving Yankuba Touray.‘The failure to follow...

Supreme Court Says ‘Janneh’ Commission Has Power to Issue Restraint Orders

By Yankuba JallowThe judges of the Supreme Court have on Tuesday, 23rd July 2019 dismissed the case involving Freyale Ghanem who was challenging the powers...

‘WhatsApp’ Case Linked To Two Soldiers Set For Sum-up Judgment

By Kebba Secka The criminal case involving Warrant Officer Class One (WO1) Sulaiman S. Badjie and Lance Corporal Private Lamin Kujabi, is set for summary judgment...