Thursday, July 16, 2020

Legal Affairs

TRRC: Soldier Admits Torturing Lieutenant ‘Dot’ Faal, Others

By Yankuba Jallow & Momodou Jarju Ensa Mendy, a soldier who has participated in foiling the 11th November 1994 coup has admitted torturing Lieutenant Abdoulie...

TRRC: Witness Says They Were Fooled on Koro Ceesay’s Death Day

By Momodou Jarju Captain Amat Jangum has on Thursday the 28th March told the TRRC that retired Captain Yankuba Touray fooled them to enable the smooth...

November 11 Victims’ Wives Testify On Their Demise

By: Yankuba Jallow and Makutu Manneh The ex-wives of late Lieutenant Basirou Barrow, Lieutenant Abdoulie ‘Dot’ Faal and Lieutenant Abdoulie Bah have on Wednesday appeared...

Trial of Former NIA Chiefs Hampered Audio CDR Disk Inaudible

By Nelson Manneh  The ongoing criminal suit involving former intelligence chiefs was yesterday the 27th of March 2019 hampered due to the inaudibility of the...

Witness Critical of President Barrow’s Reinstatement of Soldiers

By Yankuba Jallow & Makutu Manneh Modou Lamin Bah, an erstwhile orderly to ex-Chief of Staff Baboucar Jatta, has expressed dissatisfaction over the manner Government has...

Police Superintendent Continues Testimony in NIA 9 Case

By Nelson Manneh Chief Superintendent Bakeba Suso continuing his testimony before the High Court yesterday, said they interviewed the NIA standing trial at the High...

Sedition Case Collapses as Court Acquits Kassim Fadera

By: Muhammed Barrow Magistrate Peter Adoh has on Monday acquitted and discharged Kassim Fadera who was charged with seditious intention after prosecutors alleged he insulted...

Police Superintendent Commences Testimony in NIA 9 Case

By Yankuba Jallow Police Chief Superintendent Bakeba Suso has on Monday testified before the High Court as a prosecution witness in the murder trial of...

Yankuba Touray and Fatoumata Jahumpa Plead Not Guilty To Conspiracy, Interfering...

By Nelson Manneh Yankuba Touray, a member of the defunct AFPRC military junta and Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay, an ex-Speaker of the National Assembly have on...

Court Discharges Eleven Residents Of Berending

By Louise Jobe Eleven residents of Berending charged to court following the Gunjur/Berending communal, were on Thursday discharged by Magistrate Peter Ado Che of the...

At The NIA 9 Case: High Court’s Principal Registrar Present Documents

By Nelson Manneh Mariama Ceesay the principal Registrar of the Banjul High Court, yesterday March 18th 2019, appeared in Court to present some documents. Appearing before...

Defence Lawyer To File ‘No Case Submission’ In ...

By Muhammed Barrow Lawyer Abdoulie Fatty, Defence Attorney for Kassim Fadera who faces criminal charges for allegedly insulting Chiefs of LRR, will file a ‘no...

AT THE COURT MARTIAL: Judgement Cannot Be...

By Kebba Secka The quorum of military officers headed by Colonel Salifu Bojang, on Friday March 15th 2019, held that they cannot pass judgment unless...

The Arguments Of The Lawyers On The Constitutionality Of The Revocation...

Lawyer Lamin K Mboge and Lawyer Ibrahima Jallow in a civil suit dated 11th day of March 2019 served a notice that their case...

Supreme Court Disallows Ya Kumba’s Plea To Restrain National Assembly

By Yankuba Jallow The Supreme Court of the Gambia in a unanimous decision has on the 15th March 2019 dismissed the application of Ya Kumba...

Supreme Court To Decide On Swearing-In Of Foday Gassama Today

By Yankuba Jallow / Kemeseng Sanneh The Supreme Court of the Gambia will today March 15, 2019, decide on whether to issue an interim order...

Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay’s Case Adjourned

By Nelson Manneh  The criminal trial of Fatoumata Jahumpa Ceesay did not proceed at the Kanifing Magistrate’s Court yesterday. Police Prosecutor ASP A. Manga who appeared...

Supreme Court Set To Rule On National Assembly Members’ Case Today

By Makutu Manneh & Yankuba Jallow In the civil suit involving two Lawyers versus thirty-one members of the National Assembly (NAMs) and the Attorney General,...

AT THE COURT-MARTIAL: ...

By Kebba Secka The ‘WhatsApp’ case involving twelve members of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) who are charged with nine counts of treason, mutiny, endeavour...

Ousainou Darboe’s Case At The Supreme Court Set For Judgement

By Yankuba Jallow / Makutu Manneh The Supreme Court of the Gambia is set to deliver judgment in the case involving Ousainou Darboe and the...