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In caliph General trial: prosecution relies on witness evidence

May 19, 2015, 11:02 AM | Article By: Fatou Jallow

Prosecutors in the trial of Caliph General Muhideen Hydara and Buyeh Touray of Darsilameh Sangajor, Monday told the court that they are relying on the evidence of their witnesses.

Caliph General Muhideen Hydara and Buyeh Touray were accused of disobedience to lawful order and conspiracy, before Magistrate Jaiteh of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court

The court was set to hear the prosecution’s reply on the address made by the defence counsel last week.

However, prosecutor Camara told the court that in the interest of a speedy trial, they would go with the evidence of their witnesses.

Both Magistrate E. Jaiteh and counsel Mboge said it would have been better had the prosecutor made that announcement earlier, which would have made yesterday’s sitting ended as a judgment day.

Last week saw defence counsel address the court, trying to justify why their clients were innocent and urging the court to acquit and discharge them as they were wrongfully accused.

Judgment in the case has been set for 27 May 2015.