Workshop delays Lasana Jobarteh’s judgment

By Lamin Sanyang

Magistrate Isatou Janneh of the Bundung Magistrates’ Court yesterday, Lasana JobartehThursday 26 June, could not deliver judgment for the second time in the case of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) versus Lasana Jobarteh at the Bundung Magistrates’ Court.

The judgment was deferred for the second time after it was revealed that the magistrate was attending a training workshop organized by the Judiciary for all the magistrates across the country.

During the previous sitting, the same judgment was postponed because the magistrate said it was not ready. As reported, the crowded courtroom was anxiously waiting for the judgment when the orderly of the magistrate called the defence counsel to answer to the magistrate in her chambers. Moments later, it was announced that the matter was adjourned till yesterday, for judgment.

Now, the matter has been deferred till Thursday, 10th July 2014, for judgment.