D75,000 Bail for Alleged Rash, Negligent Driver

D75,000 Bail for Alleged Rash, Negligent Driver




A driver who is defending himself in a single count charge of rash and negligent act causing death have been  granted a D75,000 bail by Magistrate Isatou Janneh at the Brikama Magistrates Court.

In yesterday’s proceedings, the magistrate ordered Saikou Jatta to provide two Gambian sureties who must deposit their national identification cards to the court and must swear to an affidavit of means. She also ordered that the accused person must be present in court on every sitting date.

Saikou is alleged to have driven a vehicle with registration number: BJL 0382 L in a rash and negligent manner and caused the death of one Saikou Jarra on 2nd October 2016, at Madina Salam village, Kombo south. He denied the charge.

The case is adjourned to 17th October 2016 for hearing.

by Fatou Gassama