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Assailant jailed

Apr 7, 2010, 2:47 PM | Article By: Isatou Senghore

Magistrate Mam Harry Nying of the Kanifing Magistrates' Court recently convicted and sentenced, one Dodou Ndow to a mandatory jail term of six months for assault, causing actual bodily harm.

The convict was also ordered to compensate, the complainant in the sum of D5000.

According to the particulars of offence, on 23rd March 2010, at Bakau in the Kanifing Municipality, the convict, Dodou Ndow assaulted one Sarjo Ceesay, by hitting her legs, and as a result caused fracture on her legs.

In his plea of mitigation, the convict begged for forgiveness, as according to him, he is a married man with two children.