Briton’s alleged murderers appear before SCC
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Three Nigerians: Micheal Ifunaya Churwbiken, Agbaeze Ugochuckwu and Collins Chijioke, alleged to have murdered a Briton, Ian Stokes in cold blood on the 13th May, 2012 at the Bakoteh Junction Ba in the Kanifing Municipality, were Monday, 28th May, 2012 brought before the Special Criminal Court (SCC) in Banjul, presided over by Justice Emmanuel Nkea.
The accused persons could not take their plea when the court observed that their case file wasn’t ready. The DPP S.H Barkun informed the court that the police are working round the clock to get the case file ready. He assured the court that the case file would be ready soonest.
The presiding judge, Justice Nkea however referred the case to the Legal Aid Agency and ordered that the state file charges on or before the 6th June, 2012 and the case was adjourned to the 4th June, 2012 for motion.
Author: Sidiq Asemota