19-year-old in court for assault


By Binta A Bah

Jim Kebbeh, a 19-year-old yesterday appeared at the Bundung Magistrates’ Court accused of stabbing one Muhammed Lowe, leaving him with injuries.

Jim Kebbeh is charged with one count of assault causing grievous bodily harm. He is accused of stabbing the victim in his left hand with a knife that caused him serious injuries. Prosecutors said this happened in July this year in Ebo Town.


The accused however pleaded not guilty to the charge. The prosecutor, ASP Yaya Camara, told the magistrate that the victim has been discharged from hospital.

Meanwhile, the accused has been released on bail in the sum of D25,000.  The trial is expected to begin with witness testimonies on September 14.