State files indictment in Lamin Fatojo & co trial


By Rohey Jadama State counsel R. Dougan told the Banjul high Court on Tuesday 17thFatajo February, 2015 that the prosecution has filled an indictment in the trial involving Lamin Fatajo, Project Coordinator of the former Rural Finance Project and Muhammed Lamin Mass, acting Finance andAdministrative Manager of the Rural Finance Project, under the Ministry of Agriculture, but that it is not with her in court. In response to the state’s announcement before Justice Simon A. Abi, Lawyer Lamin S. Camara, counsel for the accused persons, told the court that in the absence of the indictment they can adjourned the matter. Subsequently, the trial judge adjourned the case to 4th March, 2015 at 10.30 am for plea taking. The duo was earlier arraigned before acting Principal Magistrate Lamin Mbaye Snr of the Banjul Magistrate Court’ on the 11th September, 2014 and charged with a single count of ‘Economic crime’ and to which they both pleaded not guilty.]]>