Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Legal Affairs

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...

Dampha Explains the Role of Foroyaa in Exposing Injustice under Jammeh’s...

By Yankuba Jallow Yaya Dampha, a former reporter of the Foroyaa Newspaper while testifying before the TRRC on Monday, gave detailed recount of the contribution...

Murderer of Deyda, Says Editor was Killed based on Jammeh’s Instruction

By Yankuba JallowMalick Jatta, a former member of late Tumbul Tamba’s patrol team has made several confessions before the TRRC including participating in the...

Bruce Asemota Narrates Ordeal under Jammeh’s Regime

By Yankuba Jallow  Bruce Asemota of The Point Newspaper while testifying before the TRRC, gave a detailed account of his ordeal under the hostile regime...

Sulayman Makalo Explains Independent Newspaper Ordeal

By Momodou Jarju Ex-Independent newspaper journalist, Sulayman Makalo, has testified before the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) last Thursday revealing the unfriendly treatment meted...

Supreme Court Says Ex-Trade Minister’s Conviction Still Stands

By Yankuba JallowThe Gambia Supreme Court has over the week in the appeal case involving Amadou Sanneh, an ex-Minister of Trade hold that his...

Pap Saine Calls For Repeal Of ‘Draconian Media Laws’

By Yankuba JallowPap Babucarr Saine, co-proprietor of The Point Newspaper has told the TRRC that despite the dawn of the new dispensation, The Gambia...