Sunday, May 28

Defense Cross-examines PW6 in Hamidou Bah’s Alleged Murder Trial –

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By Mama A. Touray

Defense Lawyer Sheriff Kumba Jobe on Monday before Justice Isatou Janneh of the Kanifing High Court crossed examined prosecution witness six (PW6) in the alleged murder trial of Hamidou Bah (deceased).

Counsel Jobe, in his cross-examination, was told by the witness that he did not witness the alleged stab but was quick to add that he saw blood on the accused and that the accused was in his father’s room.

The witness said when he arrived he met the police officer and the accused confronting each other and that at that point his father thought that the accused was a thief.

He continued: “When I asked the police officer what happened, the officer responded that the accused stabbed someone, then my father told me that let me go with the accused to where he stabbed someone. The police officer and I held the accused by his hand and escorted him to the scene of the incident and anything I said here is not based on hearsay.”

However, the matter is been adjourned to the 17th of May 2023, at 11 am for the continuation of the hearing.

Meanwhile, according to the statement of his offense Modou Ndow is charged with Murder. The particulars of offense stated that Modou Ndow on or about the 2nd day of July 2022 at Kololi allegedly caused the death of Hamidou Bah by stabbing him with a pair of scissors.