Remanded ‘Operation 3 Years Jotna leaders’ to know their fate on bail ruling tomorrow

The remanded leaders of the Operation 3 Years Jotna movement will know their fate on the bail ruling at the High Court in Banjul tomorrow.

The eight executive members of the Operation 3 Years Jotna were arraigned before the High Court on Thursday for a hearing on bail ruling but the presiding Judge, Justice Amina Saho-Ceesay adjourned it to Tuesday, 11th February 2020, to deliver ruling on the bail application filed by the team of defence counsel.

The presiding judge requested that defence counsel formally write to request bail for the accused persons.
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. Two of the charges could attract life imprisonment if found guilty.
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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