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Police officer testifies in assault case

Jul 20, 2015, 10:59 AM | Article By: Isatou Senghore-Njie

ASP Foday Fofana recently testified in the trial involving one Amadou Bah, accused of assault causing actual bodily harm before Magistrate Bojang of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court.

Fofana told the court that he is a police officer attached to Bakoteh Police Station and he recognized the accused person.

He recalled that on 29 March 2015, an assault case was reported at the station against the victim, one Yusupha Ceesay, adding that the accused was cautioned after being arrested.

He said the victim was escorted to Sukuta Health Centre where he was treated and discharged.

According to him, the next day, he detailed Sgt 184 Darboe to go with the victim to Sukuta Health Centre to get the medical report, and when he got the medical report stamped it and signed it on behalf of the IGP.

The case was adjourned to 12 August 2015.