8 November 2012

Gambia: 29 Inmates at Mile II Charged With Conspiracy

Twenty nine inmates at the State Central Prison Mile II were on Tuesday 6th of November arraigned before Principal Magistrate Taiwo Ade Alagbe of the Banjul Magistrates' court charged with 'Conspiracy to commit felony and willful damage to property contrary to the laws of The Gambia.

According to the particulars of offence on count one, the accused persons on or about the 27th of October 2012, at Mile 2 Central Prison in the city of Banjul conspired among themselves to damage the wall of the Remand Wing of the Mile 2 Central Prisons with intent to commit a felony, thereby committed an offence.

Count two particulars of offence states that the accused persons on the same day and month at the same place unlawfully and willfully damaged the wall of the Remand Wing Mile 2 Central Prison being the property of the Gambia Government thereby committed an offence.

All accused persons pleaded not guilty as charged. The case is adjourned to 12 of November, 2012 for hearing.

The accused persons are:

Sulayman Jammeh, Gibbi Touray, Lamin Saidykhan, Gibbi Sey, Basiru Bah, Mustapha Camara, Lamin Sanneh, Echen Mendy, Lamin Danso, Modou Sonko, Muhammed sighateh, Musa Jallow, Modou Musa Jallow, Lamin Njie, Fafa Fatty, Ousman Njie, Omar Jammeh, Ousman Sonko, Yaya Cham, Ousman B. Njie, Modou Mbenga, Edrisa Jaiteh, Abdou Saidy, Muhammed Dicko, Abdou Sanno, Muhammed Keita, Svein Sandaker, Prince Zubi and Moses Mbajo.

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