Tag: trial

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Former Gambia Interior Minister Ousman Sonko Sentenced To Serve 20-Year Jail Term

Ousman Sonko, a former Gambian Interior Minister has been sentenced to serve a 20-year jail term by the Swiss court in Bellingzona on Wednesday, 15th May 2024. Ousman Sonko was accused of taking part in numerous acts of torture, kidnapping, sexual violence and killings perpetrated between 2000 and 2016 in The Gambia. […]

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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 […]

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Pap Ndow’s trial stalls

The trial of Abdoulie Ndow widely known as Pap Ndow, has been rescheduled to Monday, 21st November, before Magistrate Mben Faal of the Kanifing Magistrate‘s Court, LTN has learnt. The case is expected next week for the continuation of prosecution witness testimonies. The accused Pap Ndow is being charged with […]