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Trial of Former Senior Government Officials Continues

Nov 19, 2008, 5:54 AM | Article By: Modou Sanyang

The trial of Bai Ousman Secka and Muhammed Batata Juwara continued yesterday at the Banjul Magistrates' Court before Magistrate Lamin George.

During yesterday's proceedings, Lawyer Borry Touray told the court that he had gone through the case file but he had no intention to cross-examine the state witness.

It will be recalled that the two former senior government officials at the Department of State for Foreign Affairs are standing trial on charges of conspiracy to commit a felony, making false documents, Uttering false documents and abuse of office. Both vehemently denied the charges.

The case was adjourned to 22ndDecember 2008.