Alleged Banjul Murder Case Reaches Its Climax
Friday, October 09, 2009
As The Accused Testifies
The accused Dawda Bah was alleged to have murdered one Cherno Jagne, alias Chey-Boy by stabbing him with a broken bottle sometime in 2008 in
Testifying before Justice Moses Richard of the Special Criminal Court Division of the High Court, the accused Dawda Bah, vehemently denied knowing the deceased neither did he ever heard his name.
According to him, on the day in question, he was at home in Wellingara and that he did not hear the murder of the deceased until when he was taken to the police. He said he heard the testimonies of the prosecution witnesses, particularly the eye witnesses and that all what the prosecution witnesses have said was not true.
Under cross-examination by the State Counsel Shanaka, the accused Dawda Bah, told the court that he has been living in Wellingara for four years after a sojourn in
He adduced that he was a Gambian by birth but was taken to
He told the court that he had never being arrested by the police, prior to the alleged incident. He denied being originated from
The case was adjourned to 29th October 2009.
Author: Modou Sanyang