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Makasutu Wildlife, plaintiff settle case out of court

Sep 5, 2012, 9:49 AM | Article By: Dawda Faye

Plaintiff Ousman Bah and defendant Makasutu Wildlife on 4 September 2012 agreed to settle their case out of court.

Both parties agreed that the plaintiff would be paid D10, 000 on or before the end of October, and D11, 000 effective 31 December 2012, January and February 2013, for each month.

They also agreed to withdraw the counterclaim filed by the defendant against the plaintiff.

The plaintiff filed a suit claim against the defendant for D60, 000 for unpaid wages, breach of contracts, and wrongful termination of his service.

The plaintiff in his evidence said he was employed by the defendant in October 2003, which employment letter he tendered as exhibit and was admitted.

According to him, on 31 September 2005, after the expiration of his contract, he was moved by the defendant to the Makasutu Wildlife project.

He told the tribunal that from 2006, payment of his salaries was not regular; as a result he wrote down what was paid and what was not paid.

Asked by the court where he got the figures, the plaintiff said from the payment of his salary slips, adding that some months were paid in full and some months half.

Payment from July 2007 to December 2009 were tendered by the plaintiff and admitted in evidence

“In 2008, I received full salary up to March and D1, 000 in April,” the witness told the tribunal, saying he did not receive any salary till the end of the year.