May 7, 2014, 12:20 PM
The trial of alleged disobedience to lawful order involving seven persons continued recently at the Brikama Magistrates’ Court.
The seven include Assan Sarjo, Modou Lamin Badjie, Mustapha Jatta, Amadou Jammeh, Ebrima Colley and Arness Manjami.
Testifying for the prosecution, Ousman Bah, a student, told the court that on 9 March 2011, between the hours of 9a.m and 11a.m, he and six other persons, on the instruction of the Alkalo of Madina Talokoto, went on a demarcating exercise between the villages of Madina Talokoto and Gidda Sukuta.
He said as they were working, they saw the sixth accused person, Ebrima Colley working with his two sons.
He said he asked the sixth accused whether he recognised him and he responded in the affirmative.
He added that they asked one Musa Sonko, who is a member of the village development committee of Madina Talokoto, to report the matter to the police.
According to him, as Musa Sonko left for the Giboro Police Station, they also saw the 2nd accused, Modou Lamin Badjie, making blocks in the demarcated area.
He said they greeted him but he did not answer to them, adding that they went further and saw the seventh accused person, whom they also greeted but he did not answer to them.
Still testifying, he told the court that they also saw the fourth accused person, Amadou Jammeh, clearing the grass on the same area, adding that they greeted him, but he too did not answer to them.
The case continues on 14 September 2011.