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Death sentences for 22 inmates revoked

Death sentences for 22 inmates revoked

May 9, 2019 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie The attorney general and Minister of Justice, Abubacarr Tambadou, has reiterated President Barrow’s public moratorium that makes the application of the death penalty null and void, saying all the 22 death row inmates will serve life imprisonment instead. The attorney general acknowledged that the death penalty stillRead More

Bensouda calls for enforcement of arrest warrants in Libya

Bensouda calls for enforcement of arrest warrants in Libya

May 9, 2019 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, called for concrete measures to secure the arrest and surrender of suspects in Libya so that they can be tried in a fair and public hearing. Bensouda expressed frustration at the lack of progress her office is making in Libya andRead More

One of the defence counsels in Solo Sandeng murder case withdraws

One of the defence counsels in Solo Sandeng murder case withdraws

May 7, 2019 at 9:32 pm 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Ibrahim Jallow, the defence counsel for Sheikh Omar Jeng, one of the accused persons in Solo Sandeng murder trial has withdrawn from representing his client. The accused, Sheikh Omar Jeng, informed the court before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul on 7 May, 2019,Read More

Alleged Faraba incident perpetrators to face manslaughter charges

Alleged Faraba incident perpetrators to face manslaughter charges

May 7, 2019 at 8:41 pm 0 comments

By Bekai Njie Alleged perpetrators of Faraba Banta incident will face manslaughter charges instead of murder, according to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubacarr Tambedou. The minister who was speaking to the media at his usual press briefing on Tuesday at the Justice Ministry, said the report onRead More

Defence objects to tendering of video transcript in Yankuba Badjie & co trial

Defence objects to tendering of video transcript in Yankuba Badjie & co trial

May 7, 2019 at 12:18 am 0 comments

By Dawda Faye Defence Counsel Fatty on the 6th May, 2019, objected to the tendering of a video transcript by the prosecution in the case involving Yankuba Badjie and other former NIA officers before Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara of the High Court in Banjul. In his submission, Counsel Fatty argued thatRead More