May 27, 2021, 10:48 AM
The CEO of Ginko Foundation, Real Housing Estate and Sand Mining has invested at least D2 million for the construction of a crucial six kilometre access road in Berending, Kombo South, that links the village to Gunjur.
The bill of indictment presented recently at the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court by Inspector Jallow indicated that Mustapha Corr and Demba Jobe on the 17th day of January, 2021, at Kololi, in the Kanifing Municipality of the Republic of The Gambia, jointly and severally raped the woman by intoxicating her with liquor which mentally incapacitated her and had carnal knowledge of her without her consent.
“How do you plead?” the interpreter asked Mustapha Corr, after reading the charge sheet to the accused persons.
“I am not guilty,” he responded.
“Demba Jobe, are you guilty or not?” asked the interpreter.
“I deny the allegation,” he answered.
Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie subsequently granted the accused persons bail in the sum of D150,000 each with two Gambian sureties who should swear to an affidavit of means and deposit their ID cards with the registrar of the court.
Inspector Jallow on the 31stMarch, 2021, called the first witness, the woman herself, to tell the court what transpired between her and the accused persons and how it happened. She made some revelations before the court.
The presiding magistrate adjourned the matter until the 20thApril, 2021, for the witness to continue her evidence-in-chief.
Understanding the genesis behind the continuous missing of children in The Gambia is an unanswered question to neither parents nor the government of President Adama Barrow.
The government of The Gambia, through the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters, with funding from United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Tuesday, 7 July and Wednesday 8 July inaugurated fish feed mills and aquaculture facility in Jahally, Central River Region (CRR); and at Kuloro, Kombo East.
The Gambian leader, Adama Barrow has apologised to the senior national team (Scorpions) for the situation in Cameroon, which delayed their return, while assuring his government’s continued support to the team.