May 15, 2020, 11:55 AM
Former minister of the Interior and party leader of Gambia Moral Congress, Mai Ahmed Fatty, has expressed utter rage on how some cabinet minsters treat National Assembly Members (NAMs), describing it as “horrible.”
Chief Justice Hassan B. Jallow acting under the section II of the Coroner’s Act, Laws of The Gambia appointed Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie to conduct an inquest into the death of Danuario Wonde Beducande Findan.
“The Coroner called 11 witness, statements, five photos and an investigation report. The inquest also visited the Sensitive Investigation Unit of Drug Law Enforcement Agency-The Gambia (DLEAG) at Car Truck Import (CTI) Bijilo, the scene of the incident, mortuary and Brusubi Police Station,” a dispatch from the Office of The Chief Justice reveals.
Ousman Leigh, a specialised pathologist of the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH), conducted the post-mortem and found out that the cause of death was due to mechanical asphyxia – meaning there was interruption of oxygen due to compression of the neck.
“The deceased was arrested on the 26th January 2020 in Giboro when he entered the jurisdiction of The Gambia with 12 pellets of suspected cocaine. He was arraigned before the Brikama Magistrates Court and he was subsequently ordered to be remanded.”
A cross-border trader, Ms. Fanta Faal, has narrated how the Senegambia Bridge on the Trans-Gambia has turned her, like many others, from a breadwinner to a dependent.
State House, Banjul, 3 rd August 2021: President Adama Barrow yesterday called on young people to make good use of the opportunities provided by the Youth Enterprise Development Fund to venture into innovative business enterprises.
As a peace building civil society organisation registered to defend constitutionality in The Gambia and the maintenance of peace, members of The Gambia For 5 Years and Peace Building, yesterday held a press conference to raise concerns over the issuance of voter attestation by the Mayoress of Banjul Rohey Malick Lowe.