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3 Years Jotna leaders’ trial: Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay to deliver ruling on the bail application next week

Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay will on Tuesday, 11th February 2020, deliver ruling on the bail application filed by the team of defence counsel of the eight executive members of the Operation 3 Years Jotna who were arraigned before the High Court in Banjul today.

Thursday’s hearing was supposed to be a bail hearing, but it was later adjourned to next week as the presiding judge, Amina Saho-Ceesay requested that defence counsel formally write to request bail for the accused persons.
She then adjourned the case to Tuesday, 11th February for ruling on the bail application.

The eight accused persons; Abdou Njie, Ebrima Kitim Jarjue, Sheriffo Sonko, Hagi Suwaneh, Fanta Mballow, Karim Touray, Yankuba Darboe and Muctarr Ceesay, are standing trial on three-count charges of criminal damage, unlawful assembly and rioting, contrary to the Criminal Code, Laws of The Gambia, Vol.10:01 , 2009.

Meanwhile, the accused persons are remanded again at the State Central prison at Mile II, pending the ruling on the bail hearing.

Written by The Digest

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