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Complainant testifies in court

Mar 2, 2012, 12:33 PM | Article By: Adama K. Jallow

One Awa Ceesay, a complainant, on Tuesday testified at the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court in the threatening violence case involving one Sankung Marong.

In her testimony, the complainant told the court that some time in December last year at Old Jeshwang, she was returning from hospital where she took her son for medication.

She told the court she met the accused, Sankung Marong, who was a brother-in-law to her, protesting in the neighborhood that if she, (the complainant) did not leave their home where she was married, he would kill her.

Ms Ceesay added that when she got home, her maid told her the same story, adding that because of that string, her sister told her that she needed to do something, because her life was at stake.

She added that while yelling at them, the defendant said to them that it was his brother who asked him to evict her from the compound, using abusive words against her.

She asserted that she then replied to him that he, the defendant, had no right to evict her from the compound, because she was still married to his elder brother.

She further told the court that because of that commotion, she then reported the matter to the police station.

Ms Ceesay added that now she got divorced from the defendant’s brother, but he still comes near her home and does some kind of mockeries to her that he was the cause of her divorce.

She further appealed to the court to restrain him from her, because she “does not feel secure in his presence”.

The case continues.