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Human trafficking case resumes

Jan 27, 2016, 10:22 AM | Article By: Yai Dibba

The trial involving one Modou Nyang, accused of human trafficking, Monday resumed at the Brikama Magistrates Court before Principal Magistrate Hilary Abeke.

The prosecutor, A. Mendy, from NAATIP agency, told the court he was applying for an adjournment because the case file was handed over to him that morning.

His application was granted and the matter was adjourned till 2 and 3 February for PW1 to continue her testimony.

The prosecutors’ accusation of Modou Nyang was that between January and July 2015 at Brikama and diverse places in the West Coast Region within the jurisdiction of the court, acted as the intermediary for the purpose of human trafficking by sending 20 Gambian girls to Kuwait for the purpose of human trafficking.

It was also alleged that on the same month, year and at the same diverse places, he recruited about 20 Gambian girls to Kuwait for the purpose of trafficking.

He was further accused of sending 20 Gambian girls to one LemLem, an Ethiopian Lady for the purpose of trafficking them to Kuwait.