Basse — Justice Touchdown M. Sanneh, the trial decide within the Koina caste scuffle case has requested legal professionals within the case to be punctual and cease losing the courtroom’s time.
He threatened that he won’t take it flippantly if any lawyer holds the courtroom to ransom anymore. This got here following Lawyer Okay. Jallow’s apology to the courtroom on her quite a few absences in courtroom. Lawyer Jallow made the apology on Thursday twenty second April 2021 earlier than the Basse excessive courtroom. The apology was accepted by the Choose. In the meantime, the Choose took time to deal with the Defence legal professionals in addition to the prosecution legal professionals to come back to courtroom, including failure of which he’ll take the mandatory measures.
Lawyer Okay. Jallow cross-examined prosecution witness two – Mariatou Suko, the spouse of Muhammed Sanneh, whose home was allegedly set ablaze. She stated her husband was arrested after the incident.
“Are you aware why he was arrested?” requested Lawyer Jallow.
“No, I didn’t know as a result of he did nothing,” the witness answered.
“Would you like this courtroom to consider that your husband did nothing?” the Lawyer requested.
“Sure, I need this courtroom to consider that as a result of he did nothing, in actual fact, he was the one, whose home was set ablaze,” Suko responded.
“I’m telling you that your husband was arrested and charged for the gun shot he did which precipitated fireplace in the home,” the Lawyer stated.
“I by no means consider your that assertion, as a result of I by no means ever noticed a gun with my husband and the hearth that burned our home was attributable to petrol,” she stated.
“Did you rebuild your home and if not, the place are you staying for now? The Lawyer requested.
“No, we do not rebuild it but, we’re at present staying with our neighbours,” she stated
“Will you standby this if this courtroom transfer to Koina to confirm that?” the Lawyer requested.
“Sure, I’ll standby it,” the witness answered.
Counsel Okay. Jallow ended her cross-examination of the witness. Justice Sanneh requested the prosecution to convey their remaining witnesses on the following adjournment date. The case was adjourned to the third and 4th of Could 2021 for listening to.