Court fines man to pay D5000 after threatening violence

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

One Sambou Njie was sentenced to pay a fine of D5000 plus a year imprisonment after he was found guilty of threatening violence before Magistrate S. Joof at the kanifing Magistrates’ Court.

According to the statement of offence, the accused was charged with threatening violence, contrary to Section 84 of the Criminal Code Cap 10.01 Volume 3 Laws of The Gambia 2009.

The particulars of the offence were that, Mr. Njie on or about the 18th day of January 2018, at old Jeswang in the Kanifing Municipality of the Republic of The Gambia, threatened to kill one Ali Trabalsi with a cutlass thereby committed an offence.

Magistrate Joof, in his judgment said the prosecution has proven its case beyond reasonable doubts and therefore sentenced Mr. Njie accordingly.

Author: Fatou Dem