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Brusubi murder case progresses

Mar 20, 2013, 11:15 AM | Article By: Malamin L.M. Conteh

Sergeant Yerro Saidy was recently cross-examined in the ongoing Brusubi murder case involving one Awa Sanyang at the Special Criminal Court in Banjul before Justice Emmanuel Nkea.

Designated as prosecution witness three (PW3), detective Saidy, under cross-examination, told the court that according to the accused person’s own confession, she had a fight with the deceased, Isatou Bojang.

He said according to the investigation, the fighting happened in the room of the accused person, adding that he could not say which of the two people first got into the house of the accused.

The place where the fighting took place was the house of the accused, he said, adding that they recovered the wooden stick and an electrical iron in the house of the accused by the second prosecution witness (PW2), ASP Lamin Cham.

According to detective Saidy, he could not say in which part of the house these objects were recovered from, even thought he was present at the house.

He admitted under cross-examination that the accused visited her relatives, and one Isatou Sanyang was one of them, but Isatou Sanyang did not join the accused person to report the matter to the police station.

He added that he was the officer who recovered the clothes the accused wore during the alleged fighting, further stating that at the time of recovering the clothes, they were without blood stains.

“We received the accused at the state central prison, and she said she had kept eleven thousand, one hundred dalasi in the synthetic flower, and the mobile phone was also found hidden in the house,” he said.

“The accused was the very one who led us to the place where she hid them,” officer Saidy said.

The case continues.