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In fraud case, pw5 cross-examined

Jan 25, 2010, 2:30 PM | Article By: Alieu Jabang

Following his earlier testimony in the trial of one Mr. Alieu BM John, who is standing trial on a 11-count charges of fraud and forgery, PW 5, Inspector, Dello Baldeh was on Wednesday 20th January 2010, cross-examined by defence counsel Edrissa Sissoho.

When asked by Sissoho whether he was the very one that had interviewed the accused, he answered in the affirmative.

Counsel Sissoho further asked the witness whether it was said by the accused, in his statement that he received email from the complainant Mr. Alhagie MB Jagne, in reply the witness again answered in the affirmative.

When further asked by counsel Sissoho as to whether he had verified the statements made by the accused that he gave some money to the complainant, Alhagie MB Jagne to pay to WYNOT LTD, he replied in the negative.

He maintained that they have properly investigated the case and that their investigation was never influenced by anyone.  He further maintained that they have investigated the matter without fear or favour.

The case was adjourned to 9th February 2010 for continuation.