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Mother Charged for Murdering Her Two Year-old Child

Dec 3, 2008, 5:01 AM | Article By: Yai Dibba & Binta Fatty

One Kumba Sowe of Pirang village yesterday appeared before Magistrate Pa Harry Jammeh of the Brikama Magistrates' Court for allegedly murdering her child.

According to the particulars of the offence, on or about the 30thNovember 2008 at Pirang village, the accused Kumba Sowe murdered her 2 year-old child by throwing him into the river.

When the charge sheet was read to her and explained to her in the language she claims to understand, she pleaded not guilty.

Meanwhile the court ordered the accused to be provided with legal representation.

The case was adjourned to 15thDecember 2008.