May 22, 2009, 6:44 AM
The case, set for ruling on the no-case-to-answer submission made by the defence, could not proceed yesterday as the trial magistrate was reportedly ill.
Hearing continues on 10November 2014, for ruling.
Sainey M.K. Marena and Musa Sheriff are accused in count one that on 6 December 2013, in Banjul and diverse places, conspired to cause misdemeanorand published in the Voice newspaper medium a story headlined: “19 Green Youths Join the opposition UDP” dated 6 December 2013, and thereby committed an offence.
In count two, the two journalists were accused of knowing or having reason to believe that the said publication was likely to cause fear to the public or disturb the public peace, and thereby committed an offence.