Birray Sanneh whose co-wife allegedly assaulted and caused her bodily harm was testifying as a first prosecution witness before Magistrate A.R. Bah yesterday at the Brikama Magistrates’ Court.
Birray Sanneh got involved in an argument with her co-wife Jarra Njie when their children came to her house and were disturbing her relaxation. She said she was feeling sick then and does not want disturbance. Jarra then came and jumped on her and bit her up and they were separated by one Ansumana Keita. from there, Jarra entered her house and came out, threatening to kill her with a crowbar.
Birray said from the police, she went to the hospital where she was treated and discharged and given some medication. She was later called by the police and was escorted by one Fatou Suso to pick her medical report while she continues to report to the hospital for treatment.
Police prosecutor, Sergeant 2294 asked Birray about what happened to the clothes she was wearing, she said they were stained with blood. The clothes; a black T-Shirt, light head tie and a towel which, she said she used to stop the blood from bleeding.
Birray Sanneh and Jarra Njie are wives of Saikou Bojang, Birray has been married to their husband for 40 years. She said she is the first wife while Jarra has been married to him for 20 years. Birray’s daughter AjaBojang and her co-wife’s daughter; Birray Bojang were both in her house. She said she couldn’t remember her daughter’s age but said Jarra’s daughter was named after her.
The matter is adjourned to Monday 17th July, for the continuation of cross-examination.