Sunday, December 8, 2019

Legal Affairs

Police Chief Inspector Arrested Over Diplomatic Passport Fraud

By Mustapha Jallow Gambia Police Force have recently arrested and subsequently granted bail to Bubacarr Bah – a Police Chief Inspector over allegations of fraud...

ICC judges authorise opening of an investigation into the situation in...

On 14 November 2019, Pre-Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or the "Court") authorised the Prosecutor to proceed with an investigation for...

Daughter of a Victim Narrates Her Father’s Ordeal after he was...

By Yankuba JallowA daughter of a victim of Yahya Jammeh’s witch – hunting activities on Thursday explained to the TRRC her father’s ordeal as...

Victim Alleges Torture, Abduction by Yahya Jammeh’s Witch – Hunters

By Yankuba JallowA victim of Yahya Jammeh’s witch – hunting activity on Thursday, 14th November 2019 explained in detail her ordeal about the concussion...

Ex-IGP Explains how Ex-President Jammeh’s Witch-Hunters Invaded Police Headquarters

By Yankuba JallowaEnsa Badjie, a former Inspector General of Police (IGP) has on Wednesday, 13th November explained how Yahya Jammeh’s squad of witch – hunters...

Court Refuses Application For TRRC’s Executive Secretary To Testify

By Kebba SeckaJustice Ebrima Jaiteh of the High Court on Monday 11th November made a ruling setting aside an application for the Executive Secretary...

Ex-Police Officer Explains How He Las Labelled a Wizard

By Yankuba JallowA former police officer has on Tuesday told the Truth Commission that he was demoted after refusing to take the concussion offered...

Policeman Explains Involvement of Ex IGP in Jammeh’s Witch-Hunting Exercise

By Yankuba JallowA former Chief Disciplinary Officer (CDO) of the Gambia Police Force has accused former Inspector General of Police, Ensa Badjie of leading...

Gambia Government Sues Myanmar For Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

By Makutu MannehThe Government of the Gambia has filed a case against Myanmar for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority of that country.According to...

Court Orders Mentally Ill Murder Suspect To Be Detained In Solitary...

By Kebba SeckaThe High Cout in Banjul presided over by Justice Zainab Jawara Alami on Monday 04th November, ordered the Minister of Health to...

Malanding, Olimatou Receive Injunction From WCR Group Tribunal Court

By Louise JobeThe West Coast Group Tribunal Court presided over by the Chief of Kombo North Momodou Bojang,  on Tuesday November 5th 2019 issued an...

Lawyer Wants TRRC Executive Secretary Arrested

By Yankuba Jallow and Nelson MannehA defence lawyer on Monday made an application for the high court to issue a bench warrant for the...

Prosecution Files for Stay of Proceedings in NIA 9 Case

By Yankuba Jallow and Nelson MannehThe prosecuting team in the trial of former intelligence chiefs has on Monday, 4th November 2019 made an application...

Murder Case of Two Tanka Tanka Inmates Resumes Today

By Madi S. NjieToday November 4th 2019, is the resumption of the case of Aboubacarr Bah, the accused person and former ‘Tanka’ ‘Tanka’ inmate...

Group Tribunal Sits Over Talokoto/Busura Land Dispute

By Louise JobeThe West Coast Regional Group Tribunal on Thursday 31st October 2019, started proceedings on the land dispute between Talokoto and Busura in...

Ex-Beauty Queen Accuses Former President Jammeh of Raping Her

By Yankuba Jallow and Makutu MannehFatou Jallow, a former winner of the Yahya Jammeh’s sponsored July 22nd Beauty Pageant has accused the former head of...

Educationist Testifies on Former President Jammeh’s Scholarship to Girls

By Yankuba JallowThe Director of Basic and Secondary Education at the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MOBSE) has on Wednesday, 30th October testified...

Security Forces Poised To Enforce Tobacco Control Act

By Madi S. NjieOmar Conteh, the Communications Officer of ‘Raid-Gambia’ has disclosed that enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act will start soon.He said Members...

Almamo Manneh’s Widow Accuses Ex-Interior Minister of Rape

By Yankuba Jallow The wife of late Almamo Manneh, a former State Guard Officer has on Wednesday testified before the TRRC about her victimisation by...

Nogoi Njie tells TRRC that she was brutally tortured

By Yankuba Jallow Nogoi Njie has told the TRRC that she was battered by NIA agents to an extent she sustained severe injuries. Njie, a member...