Monday, June 1, 2020

Legal Affairs

TRRC submits interim report to Government, apologises for the delay

By Yankuba Jallow As required by their Act, the Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC) has on Wednesday, 29th of April, submitted their interim report...

GAF Detains a Military Police after a 17 year old boy...

By Mustapha Jallow A military police and a civilian have been taken into custody after a 17-year-old boy was shot on his right arm last...

Gambia Navy Intercepts Fishing Vessel

By Mustapha Jallow Dr. Bamba A.M Banja, the Permanent Secretary at the department of Fisheries, has on Monday, confirmed that a fishing vessel was intercepted...

Kombo North District Tribunal – a place where it is forbidden...

Yankuba Jallow Chief Momodou L.K. Bojang has forbidden litigants from taking the oath before his District Tribunal for reasons best known to him. Whenever one is...

Police Release Imam on Bail after Detaining Him Overnight at a...

By Mustapha Jallow Gambian Police on Saturday released an Imam, who was detained overnight at a Police Station after he was arrested for attempting to...

Police Detain Jimpex Imam His Wife Says She Spoke to...

By Mustapha Jallow Gambian Police on Friday arrested and detained the imam of Jimpex for attempting to lead congregational prayers at the aforesaid mosque. Imam Yankuba...

‘GAF Mindful Of 72Hours Limit Over Detained Soldiers, But…’ ...

By Mustapha Jallow A dozen of soldiers are still in the custody of the military police without bail or court trial. But according to the armed...

Immigration Free 43 Detainees in Basse After Investigation

By Lamin Fatty The Gambia Immigration Department on Saturday freed forty-three people, who were held in Basse after they were suspected of entering the country...

GAF Dismisses 10 Soldiers

By Mustapha Jallow Ten members of the Gambia Armed Forces, who were involved in extortion, have been dismissed from the army after being summarily tried...

Mass Arrests of Worshippers at Kerr Alhagie Keru in Jokadu

By Louise Jobe Information reaching this medium disclose that thirty people were arrested by security forces in Kerr Alhagie Keru village in Jokadu District for...

Chairman Sherrif Sonko Urges UDP to respect his office

By Yankuba Jallow Sheriffo Sonko, the Chairperson of the Brikama Area Council has called on UDP to respect his office and the electorates who put...

Police Grant Bail to Arrested Imams

By Mustapha Jallow The spokesperson of the Police Force on Sunday confirmed that two Imams, who were arrested by Police on Friday for leading congregational...

Truck Owner, Driver Charged for Attempting to Smuggle Food Stuff Out...

By Mustapha Jallow A Police spokesperson has on Thursday, confirmed that a truck owner and his driver who were arrested by Police for attempting to...

Drivers Suspected of Smuggling Basic Commodities Yet to be Charged

By Nelson Manneh Superintendent Mamading Dibba has informed this medium that the drivers of the two mini-truck that they say were loaded with basic commodities...

Chamen Alkalo’s Relatives charged with assault, prohibition of conduct

By Yankuba Jallow The Public Relations Officer of the Gambia Police Force has confirmed to Foroyaa that seven residents of Chamen Nianija have been charged...

Basse Court Convicts 11 For Overpricing Essential Commodities, Acquits 2 For...

By Lamin Fatty A trial magistrate in Basse on Tuesday, 7th April convicted eleven traders for selling commodities contrary to the Government’s stipulated price. The court...

GAF Spokesperson Confirms Arrest of Military Guards

By Mustapha Jallow The Gambian army has on Saturday confirmed the arrest and detention of several military guards. Major Lamin K. Sanyang, army spokesperson told this...

Three Drivers Deny Charges Of Overloading Their Vehicles

By Nelson Manneh Three drivers charged with overloading their vehicles on Wednesday, 8th April denied committing the offence as they took a not guilty plea. The...

Court fines 16 drivers each to pay D5000 for overloading

By Nelson Manneh A trial magistrate in Kanifing on Monday convicted sixteen drivers for overloading their vehicles with passengers contrary to the recent Regulation by...

Court Discharges 2 Individuals Accused of Overpricing Food Commodities

By Nelson Manneh Two Mauritanians were on Monday acquitted and discharged by the Brikama Magistrate’s Court after the Court held that the prosecutors have not...