Ousman Badjie trial: defence to call witness
Apr 14, 2016, 10:58 AM
Acting-principal Magistrate Taiwo Alagba of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court has set 12 September 2011, as the day he would deliver judgment in the case of Moses B. Johnson-Richards
This development followed the adoption of written briefs by both the state prosecutor and the defence during yesterday’s proceedings of the case.
The charge sheet on count one stated that Moses B. Johnson-Richards, on 6th November 2010 at Banjul, knowingly gave false information to the Sheriff of The Gambia to wit that His Excellency the President of The Gambia has ordered the stay of execution of the writ of possession in civil suit No 349|92 B No.28, with intent to cause the Sheriff of the Gambia to stop the execution of the said writ of possession.
Count two read that Moses B. Johnson-Richards, on 6th November 2010 at Banjul, published a letter to the Sheriff of the Gambia, stating that His Excellency the President of the Republic of The Gambia had ordered a stay of execution of a writ of possession in civil suit NO349 B No.28, with intent to bring into contempt the person of the said President.