Monday, August 2, 2021

Legal Affairs

NIA 9 Case: Three Accused Persons Refuse Legal Aid Representation

By Yankuba Jallow Three accused persons in the NIA 9 Case have told a High Court judge, Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara, that they don’t want Legal...

Electrical Facility Issues Bar Sittings at the Banjul High Court Annex

By Yankuba Jallow There were no sittings on Wednesday 9th June 2021, at the Banjul High Court Annex owing to lack of adequate electric facility...

44 Labourers Sue Chinese Company For Payment Default

By Yankuba Jallow Forty-four former employees of the Sou Hung Enterprise, contracted to build the Basse Bridge, have sued the company for not paying them. The...

Lawyer Segga Gaye Commences Cross-Examination of Immigration Commissioner in Diplomatic Passport...

By Yankuba Jallow Lawyer Segga Gaye, the sole Defence Counsel in the diplomatic passport scandal case involving Mansa Sumareh and Ebrima J Sanneh, has on...

DLEAG Intercepts Two Motorcycles Carrying Suspected Cannabis

with the suspected owners at large By Mustapha Jallow As part of ongoing effort to ensure the country remains hostile to persons involved in illegal drug...

“There Is Nothing Of Greater Importance To Human Beings Than Knowing...

By Nelson Manneh Adelaide Sosseh, the vice chair of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has recently remarked that there is nothing of greater importance to human beings than...

Zero Crime Operation Team Arrested 265 People within 47 Days

By Nelson Manneh The security joint force that was established by the security departments called zero crime operation has arrested two hundred and sixty-five people in...

DLEAG Seizes Half a Ton Of Suspected Cannabis

By Mustapha Jallow The Drug Law Enforcement Agency Gambia (DLEAG) has busted and seized at least half a ton of suspected cannabis during the weekend,...

TRRC Ends Public Hearing, 392 Witnesses Testified

By Nelson Manneh The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) has on Friday 28th May 2021 concluded its public hearings. Three hundred and ninety-two witnesses testified...

Sanyang Protest Case Suffers another Setback

By Louise Jobe The criminal trial involving 14 youths from Sanyang who were allegedly involved in a violent protest, has suffered another setback. On Thursday, the...

Victim Describes Yahya Jammeh as Monster, Fraudster

By Nelson Manneh Mam Sait Njie, a victim of rights violations has described former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh as a monster and fraudster. He made this...

December 2014 Coup Survivor Faces TRRC

By Nelson Manneh Modou Njie, one of the December 2014 coup survivors, has on Wednesday 26th May 2021 faced the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission...

Court Frees Man Previously Convicted of Stealing

The Basse High Court presided over by Justice Landing M. Sanneh has freed one Mamadou Saidou Jallow who was previously convicted by the Basse...

Judge Awards Costs of D10,000 Against Justice SM Jallow

By Yankuba Jallow Justice Aminata Saho-Ceesay of the Banjul High Court has on the 10th May 2021 awarded cost of ten thousand dalasis against Justice...

Human Rights Commission Boss Criticizes APRC Government’s Human Rights Record

By Nelson Manneh Mr. Emmanuel Daniel Joof, Chairman, National Human Rights Commission yesterday told the ongoing Truth Commission, that there were systematic Human Rights abuses...

Police Arrest Gang of Suspected Criminals

Gambia Police Force on Monday said personnel of the Police Intervention Unit Delta Platoon have arrested 9 suspects part of a gang at Manjai...

Police Prosecute Two Women Arrested In Viral CCTV Video Footage

By Hatab Nyang Police prosecutors have diligently prosecuted and secured conviction in a case against Kumba Secka and Mai Baldeh, the police stated on its...

Police Investigating Alleged Fraudulent Transactions By GRA Staff

By Nelson Manneh The Spokesperson of the Gambia Police Force Superintendent Lamin Njie has over the weekend informed this medium that the police have commenced...

TRRC Hears Testimony of Executive Director of Article- 19

By Nelson Manneh Mrs Fatou Jangne-Senghore, executive director of Article 19, on Thursday told the Truth Commission that in 1999, the government wanted to introduce...

Yankuba Badjie and his co-defendants end their protest

By Mariama Marong Former officials of the National Intelligence Agency have on Wednesday, 5th May ended their protest and entered the dock as they complied...