Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Man convicted for beating up ex-wife

One Ansumana Sanyang was recently convicted and sentenced by Magistrate Lamin George of the Bundung Magistrates Court, after he was found guilty of assault causing actual bodily harm.

According to the particulars of the offence, on the 16th of November 2008, at Bakoteh, the convict assaulted one Mama Jobe-Sanyang, his ex-wife by beating her, thereby causing her actual bodily harm. He was ordered to pay D3,000 in default to serve a three-month imprisonment term.

1 comment:

  1. Oh my God,!..only God knows how much she must have gone through,..
    who knows,..maybe this is the main cause for divorce,...just my assumption


Violence against women is a worldwide yet still hidden problem. Freedom from the threat of harassment, battering, and sexual assault is a concept that most of us have a hard time imagining because violence is such a deep part of our cultures and lives.