Nov 5, 2009, 1:17 PM
The criminal trial involving Dr. Isatou Touray, executive director of Gamcotrap, and Amie Bojang-Sissoho, programme co-ordinator of the same organisation, was yesterday deferred at the Banjul Magistrates’ Court.
was alleged that the two prominent women’s rights activists, in 2009 in
When the case was called, Inspector Camara holding brief for Superintendent Sainey Joof told the court that the prosecutor in the case was not in court, as he was reported to have suffered a fracture.
In response, defence counsel Amie Bensouda told the court that the defence had no objection to the application, since the fracture happened last night.
The case was subsequently adjourned to 28 March 2012, for continuation.
a separate development, the case of Dr. Gumbo Ali Touary, Director of
International Affairs at the
Dr. Touray is standing trial for allegedly giving false information to a public servant.
was alleged that he wrote a petition to the Office of the President stating