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Bun Sanneh and Co case resumes

Jan 11, 2012, 1:46 PM | Article By: Malamin Conteh

The case involving Ibrahim Bun Sanneh, former executive director of the National Drug Enforcement Agency and four others, yesterday resumed at the Special Criminal Court in Banjul.

Continuing his testimony under cross-examination, Bun Sanneh told the court that he does not know Manjang Janko, one of the prosecution witnesses who had testified in the case, adding that the first time he saw Manjang Janko, was when Janko was brought to court.

Bun added that he was not aware of any business transaction between the 2nd accused person, Karamo Bojang, and Manjang Janko.

He further said that he had never set eyes on Janko, except one day when he was in his office and heard Karamo Bojang shouting on top of his voice.

When he enquired from Karamo what he was shouting about, Karamo told him is one Manjang Janko wanted his vehicle to be released, Saaneh told the court.

The case continues today.   

Ibrahim Bun Sanneh, former NDEA Executive Director, Karamo Bojang, former Deputy Chief of the Agency, Ousman Sanneh, former Commissioner of Operations of the Agency, Seedou Bojang, the Agency’s accountant, and one Marie Sanneh, were indicted by state prosecutors under a 30-count charge.

The alleged offences include conspiracy to commit felony, stealing by person in public service, aiding and abetting, unlawful possession of fire arm, unlawful possession of live ammunitions, concealment and destroying of evidence, official corruption, abuse of office, obtaining money by false pretence, making document without authority, among others.