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Observer editor Jobe closes defence

Apr 4, 2014, 10:09 AM | Article By: Malamin L.M. Conteh

The deputy editor-in-chief of the Daily Observer Newspaper, Alhagie Jobe, has closed his defence before Justice Emmanuel Ahmadi of the Special Criminal Court in the trial involving him and one Mbye Bittaye.

Alhagie Jobe was arraigned on a five-count charge of making an act with seditious intention, seditious publication, and possession of seditious publication, giving false information to a public servant, and recklessness and negligence, while Mbye Bittaye was arraigned on a single count of making preparation to do an act with seditious intention.

Jobe told the court under cross-examination that Pa Malick Faye was the former MD of Daily Observer, and the current MD is Mr Momodou Saidy, who was employed after the removal of Pa Malick Faye.

He said he worked with Saidy for a few months.

The case was then adjourned till 8 April 2014, for the 2nd accused, Mbye Bittaye, to open his defence.

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