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Man, 43, appears in court for common assault

Aug 14, 2015, 10:12 AM | Article By: Yai Dibba

A 43-year-old man, Abou Sanneh, recently appeared at the Brikama Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Bless for alleged common assault.

According to the particulars of offence, the accused, Abdou Sanneh, on 19 July 2015 at Jamburr village in the Kombo North district of the West Coast Region, assaulted his mother, Nafi Colley, by slapping her on her face and threw her on the ground.

When the charge was read to him, he denied it and then applied for an adjournment for him to secure the services of a lawyer to represent him, and his application was granted.

Meanwhile, he was granted court bail of D5,000 with a Gambian surety.

The matter was adjourned to 26 August 2015, for hearing.