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M A Kharafi faces D500, 000 claim

Aug 29, 2012, 10:20 AM | Article By: Dawda Faye

Abdou Njie, plaintiff, dragged MA Kharafi to the Industrial Tribunal at Kanifing, claiming D500, 000 for compensation of an accident.

The plaintiff also claimed that the termination of his employment was wrongful.

He went on to claim 25 per cent for damages and 10 per cent interest, as well as cost.

According to his particulars of claim, the plaintiff was an employee of the defendant.

He claimed that his service was wrongfully terminated by the defendant.

He further stated in his claim that the defendant employed him without employment letter.

He stated that he started working for the defendant in 2009 and his service was terminated by the defendant on 26 August 2009.

Njie further stated in his claim that he had an accident in March 2009 when he fell from a 10-metre high building where he was working for the defendant during working hours.

He claimed he worked for the defendant for one year and was receiving a monthly basic salary of D6, 000.

The plaintiff’s claim indicated that the defendant had never written any form of a warning letter throughout the period of his employment.