The Brikama Magistrates' Court on 23rdDecember heard a rape case brought by the
State against one Ousman Konteh who has been accused of raping a nine-year old girl.
In her testimony before Magistrate Mbassy Bojang, the mother
of the victim told the court that on 14thDecember 2008
she was going out of her compound when she saw her daughter coming out of the
Accused's house. She told the court that she asked her daughter and she told
her that it was the accused who called her with the pretext of sending her to
the shop, but only to take her to his bedroom, undress her and asked her to lie
on the bed. She revealed that her daughter also told her that the accused got
on top of her and it was then she reported the matter to the police and the
accused was subsequently arrested.
The case was adjourned until 14thJanuary 2009.