(JollofNews) – Authorities in the Gambia have charged eight supporters of former President Yahya Jammeh’s APRC party.
Ousman Rambo Jatta, Isatou Jatta, Isatou Jawara, Ebrima Jatta, Babucarr Jatta, Kebba Jarju, Manyima Jatta, Ousainatou Jallow and Mammie Jatta are jointly charged with criminal trespass, common assault and prohibition of conduct conducive to breach of peace.
They are accused of unlawfully entering the premises of one Ebrima Janko Jatta in Bakau and intimidated, insulted and annoyed him and the people within the premises.
They are also accused of using serious abusive language to the inhabitants of Bakau Jatta Kunda and unlawfully assaulting Momodou Jawara and Mustapha Jawara by pushing them and conducting themselves in a manner that was likely to cause a breach of peace.
All the accused pleaded not guilty and were given D5, 000 bail each by Magistrate Momodou L. Bojang of the Kanifing court.
The case continues.