Sunday, January 17, 2021

Legal Affairs

Bundung High Court Grants Bail To Under Aged Boys

By Kebba Secka The Bundung High Court presided over by Justice M.S.M. Jallow on Tuesday December 22nd 2020, granted bail to under aged boys following...

Nyanqui Case referred to Special Criminal Court

By Lamin Fatty Basse Magistrates’ Court on 23rd December 2020, transferred the rape case of a man from Sandu Nyankui to the Special Criminal Court. Magistrate...

Appeal Court Acquits 8 soldiers on treason charges

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Court of Appeal has on Monday, 21st December acquitted and discharged 8 soldiers who were convicted of treason. But only three...

Court of Appeal Acquits Man of Rape after he Spent 10...

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Court of Appeal has on Monday, 21st December acquitted and discharged one Wuyeh Keita who was convicted of rape by...

April 2016 Demonstration Victim Recounts Incident Before TRRC

By Nelson Manneh One of the victims of April 14, 2016, demonstration which turned out hostile to the demonstrators has last Thursday 17th December, 2020,...

Appellate Court Decides Not to Order for Reinstatement of Captain Yaya...

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Court of Appeal has rescinded from making an order to reinstate three soldiers into the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), despite...

Ethiopian Journalist Dawit Kebede Detained Without Charge Since November 30

Nairobi, December 18, 2020 – Ethiopian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release journalist Dawit Kebede and stop harassing members of the press, the Committee...

Man Allegedly Stabs Compatriot To Death

By Ansumana Touray Reports reaching Foroyaa indicate that one Bilaly Ceesay of Jarumeh Koto village in the Sami District of the Central River Region North,...

Sheikh Omar Jeng Opens Defense in NIA 9 Case

By Yankuba Jallow and Mariama Marong Sheikh Omar Jeng, an erstwhile deputy director of NIA responsible for operations has opened his defence in the NIA...

Former CDS Tamba Concludes Marathon Testimony before Truth Commission

By Nelson Manneh Retired General Lang Tombong Tamba, has concluded his marathon testimony before the Truth Commission on Wednesday 16th December 2020. According to Ex-CDS Tamba,...

Sheikh Omar Jeng Testifies on Solo Sandeng’s Burial

By Yankuba Jallow & Mariama Marong Ex-deputy director of operations at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has admitted that he led the team that buried...

13 to face criminal prosecution after experts submit analytical report

By Mustapha Jallow Thirteen individuals, who were involved in drug trafficking and possession, are to face criminal prosecution immediately after experts conclude their analytically report...

Ex-Chief of Defense Staff Tamba Maintains “We did not sanction any...

By Yankuba Jallow Ex-army general Lang Tombong Tamba on his second day before the truth commission maintained that the panel that investigated the 2006 abortive...

Sir Jeng Explains Nogoi Njie’s Encounter with 5 Masked Men

Sir Jeng Explains Nogoi Njie’s Encounter  with 5 Masked Men By Yankuba Jallow & Mariama Marong Sheikh Omar Jeng, alias Sir Jeng, an erstwhile deputy director of...

Supreme Court Affirms Conviction of Man for Killing His Wife

By Yankuba Jallow The Supreme Court of The Gambia has affirmed the high court’s decision against a man convicted of manslaughter for 10 years with...

Driver Faces Murder Charge in Basse

By Yankuba Jallow The State has pressed murder charge on one Bakary Jallow, a driver who is accused of killing one Alieu Sanyang. Appearing before Justice...

Court Acquits & Discharges Kebba Secka

By Yankuba Jallow A trial magistrate in Kaur on Friday, 11th December acquitted and discharged Kebba Secka following the prosecution's failure to establish a case...

Judge Closes Prosecution’s Case in 3 Years Jotna Trial

By Kebba Secka Justice B.A Bakre has on Wednesday, 9th December 2020 closed the prosecution’s case in the trial of 3 Years Jotna members for...

Police Grant Bail to 20 Truckers

By Ndey Sowe Police Spokesperson, Lamin Njie, has confirmed to Foroyaa that 20 truck drivers, who were arrested for protesting against the government’s decision to halting...

Former NPFL Military Instructor Explains How Kukoi’s Men Attacked Farafenne Barracks

By Nelson Manneh A former military instructor for Charles Taylor’s NPFL Forces has given a vivid picture of how he and his accomplice launched a...