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City of Banjul
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

State to advise itself in ‘slippers death’ trial

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“We are craving the indulgence of the court for an adjournment because the state needs to advise itself in this matter,” prosecutor Danso said.

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Without any opposition from Ms Jawo’s lawyer, Edward Singhatey, the judge granted her application and adjourned the case to January 22.

Haja Jawo from Bahoum Kunda is on trial on a solitary charge of manslaughter. She is accused of causing the death of one Mamu Jawo in the same village by throwing a flip-flop shoe at her, which caused her to fall to the ground, causing her death. She denied the charge. Four witnesses have testified so far.

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