Alleged Rapist Remanded in Prison Custody
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Omar Kamara, a 30 -year -old young man and a native of Basse, was recently remanded at the Janjanbureh prison for allegedly raping an underaged girl.
According to the particulars of offence, the accused person, Omar Kamara, on or about the 25th June 2012, at Alunhare village, in the Fuladu East District, in provincial Upper River Region (URR) The Gambia, unlawfully had a carnal knowledge of a 14 -year- old girl (name withheld) thereby committed an offence.
When the case was mentioned at the Basse Magistrates’ Court on Sunday ,12th August, 2012, before Magistrate Jabang, he transferred the case to the Basse High Court in view of the fact that his court lacks jurisdiction.
Author: Ousman Touray, our URR correspondent