Man denies punching a lady on forehead

Monday, October 02, 2017

One Ousman Jarju on 28 September 2017 denied the offence of assaulting a lady (name withheld) before principal magistrate Omar Cham of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court.

The prosecution alleged that the accused, Ousman Jarju, on 14 September 2017 at Lamin Daranka Village in the Kombo North District of West Coast Region assaulted a lady (name withheld) by punching her on the forehead and thereby causing her actual bodily harm.

The prosecution, led by first class Marena, craved the court’s indulgence to grant her a short adjournment to enable her secure the presence of the prosecution witnesses.

She told the court that the prosecution was not opposed to the granting of bail to the accused.

The principal magistrate Omar Cham, therefore granted bail to the accused in the sum of D25,000 with one Gambia surety.

Hearing continues on 18 September 2017.

Author: Bruce Asemota