May 14, 2012, 1:11 PM
Mr Madi Jatta, former head of Nursery School at the Department of State for Basic and Secondary Education, on Tuesday testified in the ongoing trial of Oley Sey and Abdou Rahman Bah.
In his testimony, Mr Madi Jatta told the court that he was
informed by the
Further adducing, Mr Jatta told the court that Oley Sey later suggested that her, Abdou Rahman Bah and the Abuko Alkalo step aside to discussed among themselves which was granted. He said on their return he asked Abdou Rahman Bah what transpired and Mr Bah said they were discussing the D500, 000. He stated that he got a call from the chief of Protocol at the office of the president asking him the latest regarding the D500, 000 and replied to him that it prove difficult to him. He said the chief of Protocol later told him that he was sending a security person to the meeting to invite the accused for interrogation on the subject. He asserted that he informed those at the meeting what the Chief of Protocol told him over the phone. He said it was at that point Oley Sey told him that if he can send a driver to her car to bring the D200, 000. He responded that he cannot do that and she may wish to explain where she was likely to go. He said later a security personal came and took the accused persons away.
It will be recalled that Oley Sey and Abdou Rahman were
alleged to have conspired and stolen the sum of D500,000 meant for
Hearing continues today.