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Coroner’s inquest into Faraba killings concluded

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The Coroner’s Inquest into the killings of Faraba Banta has been concluded and the report on the causes of death of the deceased persons submitted to the Chief Justice.
According to Office of the Chief Justice following the deaths of Ismaila Bah, Bakary Kujabi and Amadou Nyang Jawo as a result of disturbances at Faraba Banta on 18 June 2018, the Chief Justice, Hassan B. Jallow on 22 June 2018, designated first Class Magistrate Tracy Davies-Wilson as Coroner to conduct an inquest into the causes of the said deaths in accordance with the Coroners Act (Cap 7: 04, Law of the Gambia).

The Coroner has now concluded her inquest and on 26 June 2018 submitted her report on the causes of death of the deceased persons to the Chief Justice.
Meanwhile, the Chief Justice has on 26 July 2018 forwarded the report to the appropriate government agencies for necessary action.

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