Thursday, June 30, 2022

Legal Affairs

Rapper Asks For Payment From Police

As Damages From Assault By Mustapha Jallow / Assan Bah Sheriff Camara, a Banjulian rapper also known as Chipa Yi, on Thursday asked the authority of...

Five Behind Bars As Police Recover Suspected Stolen Items

By Ndey Sowe Acting on a tip off from concerned citizens, personnel of the Anti-Crime Unit rounded up five individuals including a woman, suspected of being...

Man Sues IGP For Alleged Violation Of His Fundamental Human Right

By Yankuba Jallow One Assan Gaye has sued the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Attorney General seeking court enforcement of his fundamental human...

Melville Roberts Sues IGP for Alleged Violations of His Fundamental Right,...

By Yankuba Jallow One Melville Robertson Roberts has instituted a case against the Inspector General of Police and the Attorney General, for alleged violations of...

Court Convicts, Fines Two for Attempted Human Trafficking

. By Yankuba Jallow Chief Magistrate Omar Cham of the Banjul Magistrate's Court on Monday convicted and sentenced two men for attempted human trafficking. The two...

Judge Refuses Lawyer’s Request to Release Alleged Murderer

By Lamin Fatty Justice Landing M. Sanneh of the Basse High Court has denied Lawyer Lamin K. Mboge’s application to acquit and discharge an alleged...

Lady Asks IEC to Investigate Touma Njie’s Dual Nationality Claim

By Yankuba Jallow One Haddy Jallow of Banjul has asked the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to investigate the allegation surrounding the National Assembly member for...

Justice Minister Vows Prosecution for “Some” Perpetrators

By Mustapha Jallow Dawda A. Jallow, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice on Tuesday disclosed that 'some' of the perpetrators who were adversely mentioned...

Thirteen Alleged Scammers Face Three Criminal Charges

By Louise Jobe Thirteen alleged scammers were on Tuesday 19th April 2022, arraigned before Magistrate Sowe of the Brikama Magistrate's Court on three charges. The...

IHRDA Trains Legal Staff on International Criminal, Human Rights Laws

By Mustapha Jallow Senior officials of the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) on Tuesday trained legal staff of the Ministry of...

Court Sentences Man to death for Killing Wife’s Alleged Boyfriend

By Lamin Fatty The Basse High Court has convicted and sentenced one Wurry Jallow to death on Wednesday 30th March 2022, for allegedly killing his...

Court Frees Marie Mboob

In Alleged Human Trafficking Case By Mariama Marong Justice Ademola Bakre of the High Court Annex in Banjul, on Tuesday April 22nd 2022, acquitted and discharged...

Nawec’s Fuel Theft Case Continues

By Louise Jobe The NAWEC fuel theft case continues at the Brikama Magistrate Court, presided over by Magistrate A. Mendy on Wednesday 06th May 2022....

Plaintiff’s Lawyer Tenders Ten More Documents in Court

By Nelson Manneh Lawyer B. Badjie, the Counsel for Momodou Lamin Jarju alias 'Rongo', on Wednesday 6th April 2022 tendered ten more documents before Justice Sainabou Wadda-Cisse of...

Two In Custody For Alleged Possession Of Suspected, Prohibited Drugs

By Nelson Manneh  The Spokesperson of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency-Gambia Ousman Saidybah informed Foroyaa on Monday 4th April 2022 that one Senegalese national and...

High Court Dismisses Momodou Sabally’s Claim for Nomination

Says it is without merit By Yankuba Jallow Justice Francis Achibonga of the Banjul High Court on Friday dismissed the application brought by Momodou Sabally. Sabally, an...

Lawyers for IEC, Attorney General Oppose Momodou Sabally’s Application Seeking Confirmation...

By Yankuba Jallow/Mariama Marong Lawyer Kebba Sanyang for the Independent Electoral Commission and Muhammed B. Sowe for the Attorney General have opposed Momodou Sabally's case...

Supreme Court Gives Reasons for Striking Out UDP Election Petition

By Yankuba Jallow Justices of the Supreme Court of The Gambia have given reasons for striking out the UDP election petition case. The court held...

Will The IEC Consider Section 96 Of The Constitution And Set...

QUESTION OF THE DAY The legal counsel of the IEC should give proper interpretation to section 96 of the Constitution and advise the IEC accordingly....

TRRC Holds Jammeh’s HIV/AIDS Treatment Programme Responsible

For Deaths of 41 Patients By Mustapha Jallow In their recently submitted report to the President Adama Barrow, the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) held...