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Sindola Lodge GM trial commences

Nov 12, 2014, 10:09 AM | Article By: Yai Dibba

Superintendent Ebrima Kanyi, a police officer attached to Sibanor Police Station, Tuesday testified in the trial involving the former General Manager of Sindola Lodge, Modibo Faal, accused of theft at the Brikama Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Sidi Jobarteh.

In his testimony, Superintendent Kanyi told the court that in April 2014, he received a directive from the Inspector General of Police to investigate the matter involving a fuel case.

He said after receiving the directive, a panel was formed including Sgt Jammeh and Lamin Janneh, and investigation was mounted.

At that juncture, the police prosecutor, ASP Touray, applied to tender the directive letter which was admitted in court as an exhibit without any objection from the defence counsel.

According to Superintendent Kanyi, after the investigation the accused was invited to Brikama Police Station where he was interrogated, cautioned and charged.

He said during the investigation, five requisition books and also a book of Sindola Lodge were exeamined.

The five books were also tendered in court without any objection from the defence.

Hearing continues on 17 November 2014.