Apr 30, 2021, 1:08 PM
The United Democratic Party (UDP) has on Thursday, 29th April withdrew their appeal against the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), Sheriffo Sonko, Councillor Bilal Faal and Councillor Momodou Bojang.
Mustapha Ceesay was sentenced to pay a fine of D75,000 in default to serve one year imprisonment on the fourth count and to pay a compensation of D10,000 to the complainant in default to serve 6 months imprisonment.
According to prosecutors, on the 13th August, 2021, at Latrikunda German, in the Kanifing Municipality of the Republic of The Gambia, he entered the room of one Dr. Okarfor with intent to steal his mobile phone.
He was also alleged to have broken and entered the office of Torodo Chambers with intent to commit a felony.
Prosecutors alleged that he broke and entered the office of Torodo Chambers and stole the following items: one Dell laptop valued at D35,000; two laptop chargers, value unknown; a bag containing a gown and wig crown, value unknown.
He was also alleged to have entered the shop of one Ida Bidwell and stole seven body lotions valued at D10,000.
The first and second prosecution witnesses have already testified.
Mustapha Ceesay pleaded not guilty on counts one, two and three and guilty on count four. Sub-Inspector Jammeh represented the Inspector General of Police.
The case continues.
The board and top management of The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) will today, Friday 18th June 2021, commence a nationwide tour of its outlets.
The secretary general and leader for the United Democratic Party (UDP) said that the only thing possible to stop him from contesting the 2021 presidential elections is to assassinate him.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in partnership with the Ministry of Health, The Gambia Red Cross Society and other national partners has launched a covid-19 sensitisation campaign, which aims to engage over 1,500 community leaders in some 120 border communities in both Senegal and The Gambia.