Banjul Muslims and the Islamic Court

By Walter Hawthorne and Bala Saho

Njie VS Secka: Court Transcript (1954)

Njie VS Secka: Court Transcript (1954)
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Muhammad Njie brought his wife Rohey Secka before the Qadi of Bathurst in order to divorce her. The Qadi ordered divorce and asked the husband to pay the wife the remainder of the dowry.

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Njie VS Secka: Court Transcript (1954)
Njie VS Secka: Court Transcript (1954)
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Creator: Bathurst (Banjul) Qadi Court
Description: Muhammad Njie brought his wife Rohey Secka before the Qadi of Bathurst in order to divorce her. The Qadi ordered divorce and asked the husband to pay the wife the remainder of the dowry.
Subject: Divorce
Dowry
Date: December 19, 1954
Date Range: 1950-1959
Location: Banjul (Bathurst), Banjul, The Gambia
Format: Text/jpeg
Language: Arabic
Rights Management: For research and educational use only.
Contributing Institution: The Gambian National Archive; Bala Saho; Walter Hawthorne; Matris: The Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Digitizer: The Gambian National Archive
Archive: The Gambian National Archive
Source: Muhammad Njie VS. Rohey Secka: Bathurst (Banjul) Qadi Court Transcript Year Book, 1952-1955; Case 128/1954

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