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Caliph General and Co trial reaches climax

Jan 20, 2015, 9:48 AM | Article By: Fatou Jallow

The trial involving the Caliph General of Darsilameh Sangajor, Muhideen Hydara, and Alkalo Buyeh Touray, charged with conspiracy and disobedience to lawful order, has reached its climax before Magistrate Cham of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court.

When the case was called, defence counsel L.K. Mboge told the court the accused were absent because of confirmation of the filing of the no-case-to answer application.

He said the matter was for mention to prove the filing of the no-case application and to serve the prosecution.

“We have filed our defence brief, and have also served the prosecution with the defence brief,” said lawyer Mboge.

Magistrate Cham then said the accused persons ought to be in court throughout the trial.

He said bail was granted to them, and as part of their bail conditions, they should appear in court whether the case was for mention or hearing.

Prosecutor Camara said he was served late the defence brief, and had limited time to go through it.

He added that he would give his reply regarding the application on the next adjourned date.

The case was adjourned to 27 January 2015.