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Man arraigned for threatening to kill parents

Dec 31, 2010, 12:00 PM | Article By: Isatou Senghore

A man was recently arraigned at the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Tabally, charged with assault causing actual bodily harm, and threatening to kill his parents.

Omar B. Ceesay pleaded not guilty to the charges, and was subsequently granted bail of D10, 000 with a Gambian surety, who must be resident within the jurisdiction and must also deposit a biometric ID card.

The charge sheet on count one revealed that, on 22nd December 2010 at Old Jeshwang in the Kanifing Municipality, the accused person, Omar B. Ceesay, assaulted one Buba Dampha by stabbing him with a house key on his head, thereby caused him actual bodily harm.

Count two revealed that the accused, Omar B. Ceesay, with intent to intimidate, insult or annoy his parents threatened to kill them by brandishing a big stick at them.

The case was adjourned till 5th January 2011.