Saturday, February 23, 2019

Legal Affairs

Another Whatsapp Trial In Mansa Konko

By Muhammed Barrow One Kassim Fadera, a resident of Soma, is on trial for words he allegedly uttered in WhatsApp. The charges against him are sedition...

Tenders Audio In Koina Caste Trial

By Lamin Fatty Dawda Sanneh the third prosecution witness in the trial of five men charged by the police following a dispute between “slaves and...

TRRC Prepares For Hearings

Commissioners and senior staff of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC), held a three-day working meeting to prepare for the start of hearings...

Court-Martial to Rule on the Admissibility of Transcribed ‘WhatsApp’ Conversations

By Kebba Secka In the ongoing criminal trial of Warrant Officer 1 Sulayman Badjie and Lance Corporal Lamin Kujabi, the court is set to deliver...

Report Of The Coroner’s Inquest Into The Death Of Louise Gomez...

INTRODUCTION The purpose of this inquest is to look into the circumstances surrounding the death of Louise Gomez at the EFSTH. Louise Gomez was a...

Fansu Jatta Cross-examined In Criminal Trial of Former Principal

By Nelson Manneh Fansu Jatta, the 2nd defence witness (DW2) in the ongoing criminal trial of a former principal of Model School in Busumbala was...

AT THE COURT-MARTIAL: Lance Corporal Sainey Camara Testifies In Two Soldiers...

By Yankuba Jallow/Nelson Manneh Lance Corporal Sainey Camara, on Monday December 10th, testified before the Court-Martial on how the cautionary statements of the two accused...

IN THE NIA 9 CASE: Remains Of Late Solo Sandeng’s Body...

By Yankuba Jallow/Nelson Manneh The remains of the body of the late Ebrima Solo Sandeng, was produced before the High Court, presided over by Justice...

CRC Concludes Second Leg Of Nationwide Consultation On The 1997 Constitution

By Nelson Manneh The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), on Sunday December 9th 2018, concluded the second leg of their nationwide consultation with the people, on the...

Vox Pop On Death Penalty

Following increase contributions of whether to abolish or reinstate the death penalty, this reporter went on a vox-pop with people in society, to find...

‘Powers of The President Should Be Limited’ People of Kwinela Told...

By Nelson Manneh Yankuba Badjie, a resident of Kwinella, Lower River Region, has told the Constitutional Review Commission in their nationwide tour that the...

Lawyer Jallow Sues Gambia Government

By Yankuba Jallow Ibrahima Jallow, a legal practitioner in The Gambia has yesterday filed a case against the Government of The Gambia. Lawyer Jallow’s claim is...

IN THE NIA 9 CASE: High Court To...

By Yankuba Jallow The Banjul High Court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara, will visit the Banjul Mortuary on Monday, December 10th for Superintendent Thomas...

CRC Engage the People of Kiang East On Review of 1997...

By Nelson Manneh  Justice Cherno S Jallow, the Chairperson of the Constitution Reviewing Commission (CRC), on Wednesday December 5th 2018, engaged the people of Kaiaf...

High Court Puts down Criminal Charges on Two Lawyers

By Yankuba Jallow Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay of the Banjul High Court has on the 23rd November 2018, put down all criminal charges preferred against Lawyer...

‘New Constitution Should Make Provision For Stronger Death Penalty’

By Nelson Manneh  Lamin Ceesay of Jarra Japineh village in the Lower River Region of the Gambia, said the death penalty should not be abolished...

At The Court Martial: Soldiers Give Testimony

By Yankuba Jallow Staff Sergeant, Amadou Tamba and Warrant Officer Second Class Maila Jobe, on Monday December 3rd, testified before the General Court-Martial in Yundum. The...

Supreme Court Says Janneh Commission Cannot Be Sued

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Supreme Court on Friday, December 30th, declared that the Commission of Inquiry probing into the financial dealings of ex-president Jammeh...

ON THE CRC TRAIL: CRC Engages Communities of CRR, LRR

By Nelson Manneh  The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), on Sunday 2nd December 2018, engaged the people of Pakaliba and surrounding villages on the reviewing of the...

Garawol Caste Scuffle Case Settled Out Of Court

Reports reaching this medium from the URR settlement of Basse, indicate that the Garawol caste scuffle case which involves three accused persons and the...