Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Legal Affairs

Late Baba Jobe’s Widow Testifies Before TRRC

By Nelson Manneh The widow of the late Baba Jobe, a one-time lawmaker in Jarra Central Constituency on Monday, 22nd June testified before the TRRC. Tida...

Prosecution Cross-examines Defence Witness 1 in Yanks Touray’s Murder Trial

By Yankuba Jallow State Counsel Abdul Maita Yusuf has on Tuesday, 23rd June began his cross-examination of Yankuba Touray’s sister-in-law, Awa Minteh. Minteh is the first...

Ex-Prison Director of Operation Denies Participating in Torture of Inmates

By Yankuba Jallow Ex-Director of Operations at the Gambia Prison Services has denied participating in the torture of inmates even though several witnesses accused him...

Detective Bobb Testifies in Alleged Serial Rapist & Robber Criminal Trial

By Yankuba Jallow Detective First Class Muhammed Lamin Bobb of the Gambia Police Force on Thursday testified in the case involving one Ismaila Ndong who...

Gambia Government Dragged to Court over Property Housing Anti-Crime Unit

By Yankuba Jallow The Global HOMM of Medical Mission wants court to grant an injunction to stop Gambia Government from taking possession of their property. On...

Diplomatic Passport Scandal Case Stalled

By Yankuba Jallow The diplomatic passport case involving a former State House driver and a protocol officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the...

Prison Officer Testifies on how the Executive was interfering in their...

By Nelson Manneh Long term serving prison warden, Jombo Jallow said some of the inmates were detained based on executive orders of former President Yahya...

Immigration Officer Testifies in Trafficking in Person Case Involving Two Nigerians

By Yankuba Jallow Samba Bah of the Gambia Immigration Department has concluded giving evidence in the trafficking in person case of a Nigerian man and...

Yankuba Touray’s Sister-in-law continues Testimony in his Murder Trial

By Yankuba Jallow Awa Minteh, a sister-in-law to Yankuba Touray has on Wednesday, 17th June 2020 continued her evidence in-chief before the Banjul High Court...

Sergeant Dinka testifies in alleged rapist, robber trial

By Yankuba Jallow A police sergeant has testified in the criminal trial involving one Ismaila Ndong, who was accused of rape, robbery and robbery with...

Scattred Janneh Testifies before TRRC

By Nelson Manneh Dr. Amadou Scattred Janneh’s political activism against former President Yahya Jammeh landed him into prison for fifteen months before going in exile...

TRRC Witness Samba Bah Accuses Commissioner Famara Jallow of Subjectting him...

By Nelson Manneh Prison is a place for correction, but for the Gambia’s prison system under the past regime, it was a place for torture...

Yankuba Touray’s sister-in-law testifies in his murder trial

By Yankuba Jallow A younger sister of Yankuba Touray’s wife has on Tuesday, 16th June 2020 testified in his murder trial before the Banjul High...

Statement by UNICEF Representative Sandra Lattouf ...

Date: 15/06/2020 Greetings to children in The Gambia and everywhere on the African continent. The Day of the African Child is a special occasion to celebrate...

Mile 2 Inmate says people used to sleep in toilets

By Nelson Manneh Lamin Jah, an inmate said at the Main Yard of Mile 2 people used to sleep inside the toilets as a result...

Inmate Alleges Gruesome Torture by Police, Prison Wardens

By Nelson Manneh An inmate of Mile 2 prison has alleged that he was tortured by both police and prison wardens. Baba Galleh Jallow, a 60-year-old...

Court Remands Four Defendants in Diamond Case

By Mustapha Jallow The Police spokesman, Superintendent (Spt.) Lamin Njie, has on Monday confirmed that 4 foreign nationals who were allegedly accused of stealing diamond,...

Court Grants Bail to Farato Land Dealer Alagie Jobe

By Louise Jobe Farato land dealer Alagie Jobe was on Monday granted bail by Magistrate P Sowe after the prosecuting officer told the Court that...

Magistrate’s Court Sentences 5 People for stealing fuel from NAWEC

By Lamin Fatty A trial Magistrate in Basse has on Wednesday convicted five out of six persons accused of stealing seventy-one gallons of 20-liters fuel...

Gambia: US Charges Alleged ‘Death Squad’ Member with Torture Correa Indictment...

(Banjul, June 12, 2020) – The indictment in the United States on June 11, 2020 of an alleged former Gambian “death squad” member on...