Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Legal Affairs

Soldier Caught With Suspected Cannabis in Foni Charged

By Mustapha Jallow Lance Corporal Nuha Conteh, a soldier who was caught with suspected cannabis has been charged and will be arraigned before the Brikama...

David Colley Finally Admits Food Served in Prisons Was Bad

By Momodou Jarju The former director of the prison service, David Charles Colley, has on Monday admitted that the food served in the prisons for...

Gambia Arrests 63 People for Drug Trafficking, Possession

By Mustapha Jallow Drug enforcement officers have apprehended fifty-seven (57) Gambians and six foreign nationals for drug trafficking in June 2020. Seventeen detainees were paraded at...

Current Occupants of Kerr Mot Hali take Sering Ndigal Followers to...

By Nelson Manneh The current residents of Kerr Mot Hali village have instituted civil action against the followers of Sering Ndigal, who are currently in...

Court of Appeal Dismisses Ex-President Jammeh’s Brother Case

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Court of Appeal has on Thursday, 2nd July 2020 unanimously dismissed the case of Ansumana Jammeh, a younger brother to...

Justice Hassan Jallow, Former Irish President and Another to Review Allegations...

Foroyaa newspaper has been reliably informed that Chief Justice Hassan Jallow and two others have been appointed by the African Development Bank to review...

Activist Madi Jobarteh May Appear in Court on Monday

By Mustapha Jallow Madi Jobarteh, a rights activist is likely to appear before the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 6th July 2020. Madi said when he...

Madi’s Bail Extended to Tomorrow

By Mustapha Jallow & Modou Jarju The Gambia Police Force has on Wednesday extended the bail for a Gambian activist – Madi Jobarteh to Thursday. Jobarteh...

TRRC: David Colley Maintains Innocence in 2006 Carrion Scandal

By Momodou Jarju In the reproduction of David Charles Colley’s testimony held last week at the Truth Commission (TRRC), today’s part teed off in 2006...

Lawyer Wants Court to Subpoena Judicial Secretary, TRRC Executive Secretary in...

By Nelson Manneh & Yankuba Jallow Lawyer A. Sisoho for Yankuba Touray has on Monday made an application for the high court to sign subpoena...

State asked to pay D500,000 to Global HOMM

By Yankuba Jallow & Nelson Manneh A high court judge in Banjul has on Monday, 29th June asked the Government of the Gambia to pay...

Alleged Serial Rapist Faces 16 Criminal Charges

By Yankuba Jallow & Nelson Manneh The State has increased the charges against Ismaila Ndong, an alleged serial rapist and robber from eight to sixteen...

National Assembly Considers Constitutional, NHRC (Amendment) Bills 2019

By: Kebba AF Touray The National Assembly of the Gambia has on Monday 29th June 2020, considered the Constitutional (Amendment) Bill 2019 and the National...

Magistrate tells lawyer she won’t entertain flimsy excuses for adjournment

By Louise Jobe Magistrate P. Sowe of the Brikama Magistrate’s Court has warned the Defence Counsel in the Farato land dealer’s case that she will...

In-depth Testimony Of David Colley, The Prison Law Expert That Never...

By Momodou Jarju Teeing off his testimony before the Truth Commission (TRRC) on Thursday, David Charles Colley claimed he was an expert in prison law-...

Gambia Attorney Introduces Bill to Criminalize Torture

Gambia Attorney General and Minister of Justice said Friday he has introduced a bill in Parliament criminalizing acts of torture. Abubacarr Baa Tambadou told journalists...

Prosecution continues cross-examination of Yankuba Touray’s sister-in-law

By Nelson Manneh State Lawyer Abdul Maita Yusuf on Thursday, 25th June 2020 continued his cross-examinations of Yankuba Touray’s sister-in-law, Awa Minteh. When the case was...

David Colley Claims Bug Infestation Caused Beriberi Illness in Prison Cells

By Momodou Jarju The former Director General of the Gambia Prison Service, David Charles Colley, has told the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) on...

TRRC Witness Testifies on the mysterious escape of Taranga FM Manager...

By Nelson Manneh A former prison warden who is now engaged in farming has on Wednesday, 24th June given evidence surrounding the mysterious escape of...

Ex-Prison Warden Testifies on How He Used to Farm for David...

By Nelson Manneh Ex-Private Ebrima B. Njie of the Gambia Prison Service on Wednesday testified that he was used to do farming for David Colley...