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More testimony in Ensa Badjie and Co case

Jan 20, 2012, 11:41 AM | Article By: MalaminConteh

More testimony continued in the case involving former police chief Ensa Badjie and two others, senior military officers Lt. Col. Mam Matarr Secka and Major Kuluteh Manneh, at the Special Criminal Court in Banjul.

Testifying, Malick Colley told the court that he knew the 1st accused person Ensa Badjie.

He said he was working at the police garage in Kanifing, and also knew one Babucarr Kah, who was his commanding officer at the PIU, and knew Commissioner Biran Mbye as well.

 He added that in May 2009, he was instructed by his officer commanding Babucarr Kah to ignite the truck and go to Commissioner Biran Mbye, who will give him some police recruits to go with them to Gacem Cement Company, for the recruits to load the truck with 200 bags of cement.

“I went with the recruits to Gacem, where the recruits loaded the truck with 200 bags of cement which was taken to the compound of Ensa Badjie at Bijilo and off-loaded there,” he told the court.

He said Babucarr Kah gave him another order to go to the PIU to collect the recruits, and then go with them to Gacem cement company and collect another 200 bags of cement, stating that the order was carried out and the 200 bags of cement was collect from Cacem and taken to the compound of the 1st accused person at Bijilo.

He said that he collected a total of 400 bags of cements on behalf of Ensa Badjie, and that he used the police truck to transport it to the compound of the 1st accused person.

The case continues on 24th January 2012.