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Man sentenced for assault

Jan 14, 2015, 10:32 AM | Article By: Isatou Senghore-Njie

Magistrate Bojang of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court recently convicted and sentenced one Alieu Jawo to a fine of D2,000 in default to serve six months in prison.

Jawo, who was convicted for assault causing grievous bodily harm, was also ordered to pay a compensation of D3,000 in default to serve another six months in prison.

According to the charge sheet read in court, the convict, Alieu Jawo, on 1 January 2015 at Bakau in the Kanifing Municipality, assaulted one Yankuba Saidy with a knife on his neck and all over his body, thereby causing him grievous bodily harm.