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Assault Case Adjourned

Aug 20, 2008, 4:00 AM | Article By: By Yai Dibba

The trial of Abubacarr Sallah who is standing trial at the Brikama Magistrates' Court on charges of criminal trespass and assault could not proceed yesterday as the presiding Magistrate John Njie was said to be indisposed.

Mr Sallah was alleged to have entered into the complainants compound with intent to annoy her and also assaulted her by hitting her with a pestle on her face thereby causing her actual bodily harm.

In a separate development the trail of Bakary Fatty , Alimany Fatty, Musa Jabang and Musa Camara could not also proceed on Monday at the Brikama Magistrates' Court as the prosecution officer was absent from court.

The four accused persons were alleged to have conspired together at the BanjulInternationalAirport by helping one Bakary Fatty to travel with a passport that does not belong to him.

The cases were adjourned to 26th and 29th August 2008.