Jan 26, 2016, 10:08 AM
Two people were yesterday arraigned before Magistrate Tabally of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court, charged with two counts of unnatural offence and indecent practice between males.
Abdourahman Jallow and Babucarr Sarge both denied the allegations.
Lawyer Moses Richards told the court that he was applying for the accused persons to be granted bail.
He added that granting the accused bail was their constitutional right, adding that they were in police custody for almost 20 days.
Counsel Richards said the accused had sureties who were ready to bail them, and would fulfil the conditions of the bail bond.
The prosecuting officer, Sergeant 1781 Kinteh, did not object to the application made by the defence counsel to grant the accused persons bail.
As a result, Magistrate Tabally granted the accused bail in the sum of D100,000 each with a Gambian surety who would deposit their ID cards and swear to an affidavit of means.
He then adjourned the case till 27 May 2013, for hearing.
According to the particulars of offence on count one, the accused, Abdourahman Jallow, on 24 April 2013, at Kotu West Layout, in the
Count two stated that Abdourahman Jallow and Babucarr Sarge, on 24 April 2013, at Kotu West Layout, in the