GAMBIA: SEPTUAGENARIAN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR MURDERING WIFE
February 14, 2011: Sheriff Abba Hydara, 71, from Bakallar Village in the Upper Niumi District of The Gambia's North Bank Region was sentenced to death by Justice Joseph Enwa Ikpala of the Special Criminal Court (SCC) in Banjul for murdering his wife, Basara Hydara, on September 6, 2010.
He allegedly shot her.
The convict was also alleged to have unlawfully attempted to cause the death of his son, Marabel Hydara by shooting him with a gun on the said date and place. (Sources: AllAfrica.com, 15/02/2011)