Thursday, September 21

Court convicts woman for assault

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Prosecutors alleged that Kaddy Leigh, on or about the 30th of June, 2023, at Senegambia, in the Kanifing Municipality of the Republic of The Gambia, assaulted Jainaba Kinteh by cutting off her left ear with a broken bottle, occasioning her grievous bodily harm.

In related development, Jainaba Kinteh was also arraigned yesterday before Magistrate Mben Faal of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting Kaddy Leigh. She denied any wrongdoing. She told the court that it was Kaddy Leigh who first bit her on her hand and as a result, she also bit her on her ear.

This implied that she was pleading not guilty. The court granted her bail in the sum of D25,000 with a Gambian surety, who should deposit his or her ID card to the registrar of the court. Hearing continues on 1st August, 2023,

Inspector Inna Jallow represented the IGP.