Oct 28, 2020, 12:01 PM
Citizens Alliance party in The Gambia says it’s disheartened by the unfortunate incidences unfolding in Nigeria and thus called for peace.
The adjournment came when the court was informed that the accused persons were not served with the notice to appear yesterday since the January 2020 protest leaders are still under police bail.
Their charge followed a previous case where they were charged with the same offences and were discharged by the court following the State's application for a withdrawal. They were rearrested after the case and taken to the Serious Crime Unit at the Police headquarters, Banjul.
The accused persons are: Chairman of 3 Years Jotna Abdou Njie, Lawyer Yankuba Darboe, Ebrima Kitim Jarju, Sheriffo Sonko, Hagi Suwareh, Fanta Mballow, Karim Touray and Muctarr Ceesay and their charges range from unlawful assembly, rioting after proclamation and rioters demolishing structures
The case will now heard Tuesday next week. The charges will be read to them on that day and they will be asked to take their plea.
President Macky Sall has on Sunday 1 November 2020 released his list of men and women who will preside over the destinies of Senegal in the new government team.
Former Intelligence agent of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Baba Saho yesterday denied all allegations levelled against him before the Truth Commission for torturing detainees at the NIA Headquarters.