Sun Beach Hotel Assault Case Opens
Mar 18, 2009, 5:48 AM
Q- Do you know a man called Sunny Boy?
A- I cannot remember.
Q- Can you remember a gentleman called Kofi?
A- I know three people called Kofi.
Q- I am referring to Kofi, who was introduced to you by Muhammad Ceesay from
A- I don't know any Kofi through Muhammad Ceesay.
Q- Do you know Muhammad Ceesay from
A- I can remember one Muhammad Ceesay, who was brought to me by one Edrissou.
Q- That is the Muhammad Ceesay I am referring to. Do you know him?
A- I know him by sight, but not as a personal acquaintance with him.
Q- Did anything transpire between you and Muhammad Ceesay?
Q- Do you know Francis?
Q- Do you know Sulayman?
A- Edrissou introduced many people to me, but none was called Sulayman.
Q- Do you know Marcell Nwauozie from
Q- Do you remember giving Edrissou a newspaper translation relating to the arrest of Franklin, Maecell Nwauozie in
Q- You said you went to the police station with Salim and others?
A- I did not say that. I said Salim was arrested, but I don't know the reason.
Q- You are denying that it was the 1st accused that occasioned the arrest of Salim?
A- I don't know who occasioned the arrest of Salim.
Q- Do you remember an incident when one Musa Jawaneh came to your house at night?
Q- On that occasion, who was present?
A- I can't remember those two men.
Q- Apart from those two men, was there any person present?
A- I can't remember their names.
Q- Do you know that there was an NIA officer present in your house that night?
A- I don't know.
Q- That was the person who identified himself to you, and effected an arrest on you.
A- No person arrested me that night.
Q- What was mentioned in your house?
A- It was Salim, who came to collect what he gave me before.
Q- What was this amount?
A- 28,000 Dollars.
Q- Did you pay anything?
Q- What did you give that night in question?
A- I gave him my vehicle as a guarantee.
Q- Were you taken to Kotu police with Pa Mbaye and other Nigerians?
A- It was the first accused who took us there.
Q- When Ike was arrested, did you know the reason and did you make a statement?
A- I can't remember.
Q- Can you remember appearing before a panel at the police station for this cocaine; did you make a statement?
A- Yes, I can remember making statement.
Q- Can you remember being called as a prosecution witness in a case at the Banjul Magistrates' Court?
Q- You gave evidence?
At that juncture, the defence counsel BS Touray applied before Justice Amadi for a copy of the witness statement made at Kotu police, to be made available to the defence.
The case was subsequently adjourned to 26 May 2010, at 12:30 for continuation.