Feb 12, 2009, 5:16 AM
Magistrate Olajabutu Kayode of the Bundung Magistrates' Court on 3rd November 2009 discharged one Hassan Deoing of the offence of going arm in the public and threatening violence.
According to the particulars of offence on count one, on 23rd October 2009, at Tippa Garage, the accused was found in possession of a cutlass without lawful authority.
While count two states that, on 23rd October 2009, at Tippa Garage, the accused Hassan Deoing with intent to intimidate or annoy had threatened to kill one Alieu Touray and Assan Jallow with a cutlass.
However, the accused admitted the fact of the matter as narrated by the Prosecutor.
The trial Magistrate in delivering his judgement stated that, the accused is a first time offender and was also trying to defend himself and consequently discharged him.