IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE GAMBIA
SPECIAL CRIMINAL DIVISION
HOLDENT AT BANJUL
CRIM. CASE No HC/452/11/CR/139/AO
BETWEEN:
THE STATE

COMPLAINANT

Vs.
MODOU LAMIN YERANJANG

ACCUSED PERSON

FRIDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2012
BEFORE HON. MR. JUSTICE EMMANUEL A. NKEA
ACCUSED PRESENT
MR. S.H. BARKUN (DPP) FOR THE STATE PRESENT
MRS. N. GBUJI FOR THE ACCUSED PRESENT
JUDGMENT
MODOU LAMIN YERANJANG is indicted on a single count offence
of rape contrary to section 121 and punishable under section 122
respectively of the Criminal Code, Cap. 10:01 Vol. III, Revised Laws of
The Gambia, 2009. The State has alleged that on or about the 10th day
August 2011, at Sanyang Village in the West Coast Region the accused
had unlawful carnal knowledge of one FATOU TOURAY a four year
old girl without her consent.
The prosecution‟s case is that on or about the 10th day August 2011, the
Prosecutrix (PW6) complained to her mother (PW3) that the accused
was touching her on her vagina. PW3 initially ignored this as a joke.
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