Friday, April 23, 2021

Legal Affairs

Tamba Masireh Denies Torturing April 14 UDP Demonstrators

By Yankuba Jallow Tamba Masireh, the 5th accused person in the ongoing criminal trial of former officials of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) on Tuesday...

Pastef Leader Ousmane Sonko Arraigned before a Judge

Pastef leader, Ousmane Sonko, was on Friday arraigned before a judge in the Senegalese capital, Dakar. His woes came on the heels of allegation leveled...

TRRC: Former Barra SO Admits Covering Up, Falsifying Evidence

By Nelson Manneh Assistant Commissioner of Police and onetime Station Officer at Barra Police Station, Ibrahim Jawara Demba, has admitted before the Truth, Reconciliation and...

TRRC Tasks IGP Jobe to Produce Missing Diaries

By Nelson Manneh The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mamour Jobe has been tasked by the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) to produce July- August...

Ex-Interior Minister Admits State House Sanctioned Execution of West African Migrants

By Nelson Manneh Babucarr Jatta, the former Minister of Interior, has admitted before the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) that the killings of the...

Court Releases 3 Years Jotna Leaders on Bail

Accused Persons Plead not Guilty By Yankuba Jallow & Mariama Marong Justice Francis Apangabuno Achibonga of the Banjul High Court has granted bail to eight (8)...

Pastef Leader Ousmane Sonko Arrested

Ousmane Sonko, the leader of Pastef was finally arrested by the research squad for disturbing public order and participating in an unauthorized demonstration, according...

Court of Appeal Grants Application Sought by IEC’s Lawyer in Sheriffo...

By Yankuba Jallow Gambia Court of Appeal on Tuesday granted an application for extension of time sought by Lawyer Fatou A. Jawo for the Independent...

Court of Appeal Rules State Cannot on its own Enforce Janneh...

Edward By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Court of Appeal has on the 24th February 2021 delivered ruling in the case of former Minister of Defence Edward...

Court of Appeal Rules in favour of Edward Singhatey regarding

Janneh Commission findings By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Court of Appeal has on the 24th February 2021 delivered ruling in the case of former Minister of Defence...

Former Crime Management Coordinator Describes Killing of West African Migrants as...

By Nelson Manneh Pa Amady Jallow, former Crimes Management Coordinator of the Gambia Police Force who attempted to investigate the killings of West African Migrants...

Yankuba Touray Admits Contacting Alagie Kanyi

By Mariama Marong Yankuba Touray, a former lands minister of the defunct AFPRC Government has on Tuesday admitted before the high court that that he...

Court Convicts Policeman for Assault, Fines him D170, 000

By Yankuba Jallow A trial magistrate in Banjul on Monday, 22nd February, 2020, convicted Corporal Alagie Ceesay of Gambia Police Force for assault causing grievous bodily...

Senegal’s National Assembly Lifts Ousman Sonko’s parliamentary immunity

Ousmane Sonko's parliamentary immunity was lifted by the National Assemblyof Senegal on Friday, February 26. Ninety Parliamentarians from the ruling party voted for the motion...

Yankuba Touray Concludes Testimony under Examination in Chief

By Mariama Marong Yankuba Touray, a former cabinet minister in the AFPRC and APRC regimes has on Thursday, 25th February 2021 concluded his testimony under...

Former Army Boss says Jammeh was not comfortable after he received...

BY Nelson Manneh Former Chief of Staff of the Gambia National Army Thursday testified that former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh was not comfortable with the...

Former GPTC Revenue Collector Says Bombarde Mistreated Captured West African...

Chief Revenue Collector at the defunct GPTC on Thursday, said Colonel Kawsu Camara (alias Bombarde) had on 22nd July 2005 beaten several West African migrants,...

NDLEA Officer Testifies On West African Migrants’ Killings

By Nelson Manneh Mr. Mawlud Faal, an officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has testified before the Truth Commission (TRRC) in connection...

NIA 9 Case: Lawyer Combeh Gaye Continues Cross-Examination of Baboucar Sallah

By Mariama Marong Lawyer Combeh, a prosecuting lawyer in the ongoing trial of former NIA officials on Monday, 22nd February 2021 continued her cross-examination of...

Yanks Touray Denies Blocking Late Koro Ceesay’s Vehicle

By Yankuba Jallow Yankuba Touray on Monday said he did not block late Ousman Koro Ceesay's vehicle contrary to the testimony of one of the...