Oct 28, 2020, 11:32 AM
The Gambia has registered 5 new positive coronavirus cases, taking the total of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,665.
Ismaila Ndong, a Gambian national has been charged with rape, robbery and robbery with violence of five women but pleaded not guilty to the eight criminal charges against him.
Dinka will be in his 20th year in October 2020 as a policeman.
He testified that on the 8th December 2019, RSM Musa Corr ordered to lead a team of six; do a checkpoint between Mile 7 and Jeshwang. Sergeant Dinka said this came at a time when one taxi driver was involved in rape and robbery of women who used to hire his taxi on town-trip at night.
He said when the checkpoint was mounted at the said place, Ismaila Ndong came carrying three people in his taxi. He said the vehicle was coming from the Traffic Light around the Kairaba Avenue heading to Sting Corner. Dinka testified that a search was conducted in the vehicle and they found out that it was the same vehicle their RSM refer to in particular as it concerns the inner decoration of the vehicle. He said the vehicle was a Mercedes Benz painted yellow and green for taxi use.
He said the taxi had a cloth spread on the dashboard with multi-colours and a hat with multi-colours. He maintained that driver was having dreadlocks as described by their RSM. He said the registration number of the vehicle was BJL 4176.
The witness said the vehicle was escorted to Banjul to drop the passengers and was escorted back to the Anti-Crime Unit headquarters in Bijilo.
BANJUL, 17 March 2021: The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara, on Tuesday morning held an audience with the UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Seraphine Wakana, in his office in Banjul. The two exchanged views on local and regional issues.
Babou Loum, a resident of Barra and member of former President Yahya Jammeh's Green Boys (a group that claimed loyalty for Jammeh) yesterday admitted before the TRRC that he was called by Sgt. Ndure to become the independent witness for the March 2006 alleged coupists.
The minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change has stated that recent confiscation of over 10 containers filled with logs is set for a court hearing.