Mar 18, 2013, 10:41 AM
The case involving four former senior members of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) yesterday suffered another adjournment at the Banjul Magistrates’ Court before Principal Magistrate Alagbe Taiwo Ade.
The case, scheduled for the accused persons to open their defence could not proceed, and was adjourned till 31 July 2012, for defence.
Lamin Darboe, senior member of (NIA), Alagie Edriss Jobe, alias Alagie Morr, former head of the Special Operation Unit at (NIA), Ebrima Drammeh alias Gim NIA Commissioner Kanifing Division and Omar Jammeh alias Boy boots, Officer Commanding West Coast Region, were being tried for the offences of assault causing actual bodily harm, common assault and assault causing grievous bodily harm.
The charge sheet on count one stated that the accused persons some time in May 2009, at the NIA head office in Banjul, conspired to cause injury to the persons of Lamin Kabou and Lamin Sima.
Count two stated that the accused persons some time in May 2009, at the NIA head office in Banjul, with intent to cause grievous harm to Lamin Kabou and Lamin Sima, unlawfully wounded Lamin Kabou and Lamin Sima, by beating them with fist blows, electric cables and metal.