Tag: Bai Lowe

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GPU Welcomes Sentencing of Bai Lowe for Murder of Deyda Hydara

Press statement: (Banjul, 30 Nov., 2023) – The Gambia Press Union (GPU) welcomes today’s verdict and sentencing of Bai Lowe, a former death squad member under ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh, to life imprisonment for his role in the murder of journalist Deyda Hydara. The Higher Regional Court of Celle, a northern […]

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Bai Lowe gets life imprisonment

A German regional court on Thursday sentenced a former member of a death squad from The Gambia to life in jail.  The court found 47-year-old Bai Lowe guilty of crimes against humanity, murder and attempted murder for his role as a driver for the so-called “Junglers” military unit which operated in the West African nation. […]

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Alleged jungler Bai Lowe to know his fate soon as judgement set to be delivered on Thursday

The presiding judge in the trial of Bai Lowe has set a date for judgement to be delivered on Thursday, 30th November 2023. Bai Lowe, a former driver of the Junglers is accused of being allegedly involved in the attempted murder of Ousman Sillah, a lawyer; the murder of Deyda Hydara, a […]

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Germany Seeks Life Sentence For Alleged Gambia Death Squad Member

Article written by AFP News. German prosecutors on Thursday demanded life in prison for a Gambian man accused of belonging to a death squad that murdered opponents of former dictator Yahya Jammeh, including an AFP journalist. A spokesman for the court holding the trial in the northern German town of […]