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Man in Court for Assault

Feb 9, 2009, 4:22 AM | Article By: Yerro Mballow

One Malick Ceesay, a resident of Bakoteh was recently arraigned at the Bundung Magistrates' Court before Magistrate Kumba Sillah-Camara charged with assault.

According to the particulars of the offence, the accused Malick Ceesay on 18th November 2008, at Bakoteh unlawfully assaulted one Alagie Ceesay by hitting him with a metal tool on his head thereby causing him actual bodily harm.

When the charge sheet was read to him in the language he claimed to understand, he pleaded guilty to the charge.

According to the police prosecutor, the incident happened on 18th November at Bakoteh. He said the accused shared with the complainant the same compound, where he assaulted the complainant. He added that the matter was reported to Bakoteh police station and that the complainant was escorted to Sukuta health centre for medical treatment.

The case was adjourned to 11th February 2009 for sentencing.