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Driver arraigned for rash and negligent act

Oct 5, 2011, 2:46 PM | Article By: Yai Dibba

A driver was recently arraigned at the Brikama Magistrates’ Court, charged with rash and negligent act, causing death.

Pa Ousman Sanyang denied the charge and was granted court bail of D500,000 with two Gambian sureties.

The alleged offence read that on 29 September 2011, at Kembujeh village, in Kombo Central District of the West Coast Region, the defendant, Pa Ousman Sanyang, drove a motor vehicle with the registration number BJL 0112C, in a rash and negligent manner and thereby caused the death of the following people: Lamin Manneh, Abdoulie Jallow, Omar Bah, Lamin Darboe, Yaya Touray, Ebrima Hydara and Yankuba Sanneh, thereby committed an offence.

Hearing continues on 12 October 2011.