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Alleged rape case transferred to SCC

Feb 25, 2015, 10:48 AM | Article By: Yai Dibba

Magistrate Hilary Abeke of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court Monday transferred the alleged rape case involving one Foday Bojang of Brikama to the Special Criminal Court (SCC) in Banjul.

According to the particulars of offence, the accused, Foday Bojang, on2 February 2015 at Brikama Town, had canal knowledge of a 15-year-old girl, and thereby committed an offence.

When the charge sheet was read to him and translated to him in the local language he understood, he denied the charge.

At that juncture, the presiding magistrate transferred the matter to the SCC and ordered that the accused be remanded at the state central prison at Mile 2.