Monday, July 13, 2020

Legal Affairs

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...

In The NIA 9 Case: Brazilian Forensic Expert Cross-Examined

By Nelson Manneh  Samuel Ferera, the Brazilian forensic pathologist and medical doctor, during cross-examination yesterday March 13th 2019, told the Court that he collected the...

Forensic Expert Testifies in NIA 9 Case

By Nelson Manneh Samuel Ferera, a Brazilian Forensic Pathologist and Medical Doctor, yesterday March 12th 2019, told the High Court that after conducting a DNA...

Supreme Court Set To Deliver Judgment In Lamin Sillah’s Case

By Yankuba Jallow The Gambia Supreme Court is set to deliver judgment in the case of Lamin Sillah and the Oceanic Bank. Making her submission before...

CRC Set for Household Survey

By:Kebba AF Touray The Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), is due to start a nationwide household sample survey on the new Constitution. Against this backdrop, the Commission...

Supreme Court To Rule On Trade Ministers Criminal Appeal: Can A...

By Yankuba Jallow The Supreme Court of the Gambia is set to rule on the criminal appeal involving Amadou Sanneh, the Minister of Trade who...

IN THE NIA 9 CASE: Lawyer Mene Cross-Examines Nurse on Death...

By Nelson Manneh Lawyer Christopher E. Mene on Monday March 11th 2019, cross-examined a nurse from the Kanifing Hospital on the dead certificate tendered before...