Lamin Jarju has a case to answer... Magistrate M’bai told the court

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Following the submission of no-case-to-answer, by Borry Touray, the Defence Counsel in the ongoing alleged impersonation trial involving Lamin Jarju of Lamin village, Kombo North, Magistrate EF M’bai of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday said that the accused Lamin Jarju has a case to answer, based on the evidence of the three prosecution witnesses and the exhibits tendered.

Despite the submission of no case to answer, by Lawyer Borry Touray, the accused’s defence, presiding Magistrate M’bai refuted granting it.

At that juncture Defence Counsel, Touray applied for an adjournment and subsequently it was deffered to Wednesday 24th October for the accused to enter his defence.

It could be recalled that Lamin Jarju is standing trial of impersonation, after barely seven months of arrest at Banjulinding Police Station.

State Prosecutor Cpl H13 Sanyang, stood in for the IGP.

Author: by Amadou Jallow
Source: The Daily Observer Newspaper