Jan 31, 2013, 10:54 AM
The case was mentioned yesterday before Justice O. Ottada, and their lawyers will file a bail application today.
The case itself was adjourned until 27 April 2016.
The defendants are Ousainou Darboe, Kemeseng Jammeh, Femi Peters, Lamin Dibba, Lamin Jatta, Yaya Bah, Babucarr Camara, Fakebba Colley, Ismaila Ceesay, Momodou Fatty, Dodou Ceesay, Samba Kinteh, Mamudou Manneh, Nfamara Kuyateh, Fanta Darboe, Lamin Njie, Juguna Suso, Momodou L.K Sanneh and Yaya Jammeh.
Meanwhile, another eighteen persons were also charged.
They are Lamin Sonko, Babacarr Gitteh, Baba Ceesay, Modou Touray, Ebrima Janko Ceesay, Lamin Camara, Alhagie Jammeh, Lansana Beyai, Lamin Jatta, Lamin Marong, Ebrima Jadama, Pa Ousman Njie, Kekuta Yabo, Babacarr Jah, Muhammed Jawneh, Babacarr Touray, Saderr Secka and Alhagie Fatty.
They were charged with unlawful assembly, riot, incitement of violence, riotously interfering with vehicles, holding a procession without a permit and disobeying an order to disperse from an unlawful procession.
Alleged 15 demonstrators released
Meanwhile, according to informed sources, 15 alleged demonstrators were said to have been released, but the circumstance of their release was not known.