Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Legal Affairs

NIA CASE: “You cannot ask a stranger to do something strange”...

By Yankuba Jallow & Nelson Manneh  Assistant Superintendent Domingo Mbemba of the Gambia Police Force, has told the Banjul High Court that ‘‘you cannot ask a...

Witness Denies Accused Were Tortured

By Yankuba Jallow The fifth prosecution witness (PW5), Benard Jatta has denied defence counsel’s claim that Lieutenant Yahya Jammeh and Lieutenant Abdoulie Jarju were tortured...

‘Janneh’ Commission Visits Kanilai

By Mamadou Dem The ‘Janneh Commission’ last Thursday embarked on a site visit to the former President’s residence in Kanilai, to inspect his assets such...

GT Bank MD Continues Testimony

By Mamadou Dem Ayodele Bolaji, the Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank, yesterday continued to testify before the ‘Janneh’ Commission, on the various accounts opened...

COURT MARTIAL: “Second Accused Person Was Tortured” – Lawyer Jobe

By Yankuba Jallow and Kebba Secka   Sherrif Kumba Jobe, the lawyer for 12 soldiers facing trial on nine counts involving treason, yesterday told the Court-Martial...

‘Former Government Deposited Monthly Subvention to JFP Hospital’ GT Bank MD

By Mamadou Dem Mr. Ayodele Bolaji, Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank, yesterday revealed to the ‘Janneh’ Commission that the former government used to deposit...

Court Martial: Soldier Denies Being Inexperienced

By Kebba Secka and Yankuba Jallow   The Third Prosecution Witness (PW3), Pharing M.S. Sanyang has refuted the defence lawyer’s claim that he (PW3) is an...

NIA 9 CASE: PW4 TESTIFIES

By Nelson Manneh Sergeant Saikou Jallow, a police officer yesterday testified in the trial involving 8 senior intelligence officers and a doctor, before Justice Kumba...

Former Attorney General, More MDs Appear At The ‘Janneh’ Commission

By Mamadou Dem    Mr.  Musa Bittaye, former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Ayodele Bolaji, Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank, as well as Mr....

Sheikh Sidia Bayo Arrested, Arraigned

By Yankuba Jallow Sheikh Sidia Bayo, a Gambian born but brought up in France, was on Thursday 7th December arrested at the Banjul International Airport, before...

Supreme Court Dismisses Justice Wowo’s Criminal Appeal

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Supreme Court has dismissed all the grounds of appeal except one of the 10 appeal grounds in the Case involving...

AFRICELL-PURA CASE: ...

By Yankuba Jallow The Civil Division of the Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay has refused Africell Gambia Limited’s application for the...

Standard Chartered Bank CEO, Private Legal Practitioner Appear at Commission

By Mamadou Dem Mr. Ousman Njie, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Standard Chartered Bank and Hawa Sisay Sabally, a senior private legal practitioner, yesterday...

Ultimatum for Standard Charted Bank If…

By Mamadou Dem Commission Counsel Amie Bensouda, yesterday told the Chairman of the ‘Janneh’ Commission, that she would apply for an order to be issued...

NIA 9 CASE: “I Regretted Identifying Solo Sandeng To Yankuba...

By Yankuba Jallow Commissioner Abdoulie Sanneh, the third prosecution witness has told the Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the Special Criminal Division...

NIA 9 CASE: “I Don’t Know The Operational Role Of The...

By Yankuba Jallow Police Commissioner Abdoulie Sanneh, the third prosecution witness (PW3) in the case involving senior intelligence officers has told the court that he...

NIA 9 CASE: Witness Battles With Defence Lawyer On Statements

By Yankuba Jallow Commissioner Abdoulie Sanneh, the third prosecution witness (PW3) was held to struggle by the defence lawyer Christine E. Mene on testimonies he...

Former IGP’S Civil Suit Stalled

By Kebba AF Touray The Civil suit involving Banta Jaiteh, Ensa EK Badgie, Pa Ousman Bojang, Kutubo Ceesay and the plaintiff Ensa Badgie, the former...

Mazegi Denies Participation In the Sale of Gamveg Oil Company

By Mamadou Dem Mr. Fadi Mazegi, Managing Director of Euro Africa Group, and Director of Gamveg Oil Company, yesterday told the Janneh Commission that he...

Former Accountant Furnishes Commission With Accounting Records

By Mamadou Dem Mrs. Adama Njie, former accountant at the office of the former president, yesterday furnished the ‘Janneh’ Commission with accounting records showing payments...