Two arraigned for alleged rape

Friday, August 04, 2017

Two accused persons, Muhammed Hydara and Balema Sohna were recently arraigned before the Basse High Court charged with rape.

The prosecution alleged that the accused persons during the month of Ramadan last year (12 June 2016), at Miseraba Mariama Village in the Upper River Region had unlawful carnal knowledge of a 17-year-old girl.

The prosecution led by State Counsel L. Jarju opened the prosecution case and called the victim who testified that on the day of the alleged incident after breaking her fast, she was on her way to her grandmother’s house when she met the accused persons who took her to a house.

She further testified that when they got to the house, the accused persons had sexual intercourse with her one by one.

Hearing continues in October during the sitting of the High Court in Basse.

Author: Bruce Asemota just from Basse