2 Million Bail bond for 3 Men charged with Homosexuality

By Rohey Jadama
Justice Simon A. Abi of the Banjul high court has on
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 granted bail in the
sum of 2 million each to Momar Sowe, Alieu Sarr, and Modou LaminBittaye, who are facing multiple counts of homosexuality offences.
In granting the trio bail, the trial judge orders the applicants
to provide two Gambian sureties who shall swear to an affidavit of means
with a valid property valued at D2 million within the Greater Banjul
Area (GBA). The sureties, he added, must deposit their original title
deeds which shall be approved by the high court and a valuation report.
He also orders the applicants to deposit their passports and all other
documents with the Registrar of the Court and that the accused shall be
reporting to the Principal Registrar of the High Court every Mondays
and Thursdays until the final determination of their case.