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DW1 cross-examined

Sep 8, 2014, 10:15 AM | Article By: Malamin L.M. Conteh

Mustapha Nyang, a resident of Bundung Six-Junction, accused of criminal trespass, was recently examined at the Bundung Magistrates’ Court, before Magistrate Omar Jabang.

Nyang told the court under cross-examination that he did not enter into the compound of the complainant, but stood by because he was denied entry into the said compound.

“I have never entered into the said compound. I was stopped by the gate by one of the complainant sisters. I did not know the sisters who were molesting me but I can recognize them,” he said.

When it was put to him by the prosecutor that he trod into the said compound where the complainant live, and he was forcefully taken away from the compound of the complainant, the witness replied that he never enter the said compound, and was never forcefully whisked away by the tenant of the said compound.

The witness told the court that in fact it was the complainant who stoned his dog, and molested him, but the stone did not hit the dog, but instead it hit him (the witness).

This was why he made an attempt to see the mother of the complainant, so that her mother could warn her, but when her mother came she went to the police station and reported the matter as she was told by her daughter.

I did not do any trespass because I did not enter the said compound, and I did not force my way into the compound since I was denied entry and all the argument happened outside of the compound,” he stated.

The case continues.