Apr 10, 2014, 9:15 AM
The two former senior officials at the Department of State for Foreign Affairs are being tried on criminal charges of conspiracy to commit a felony, making false document, uttering false documents, and abuse of office.
as Pw2, Bakary Houma told the court that he had been a Permanent Secretary at
the Department of State for Works construction and Infrastructure Development
Further testifying, Permanent Secretary Houma stated that any employee at the Department of State for Works Construction and Infrastructure Development is supposed to have a personal file. " The investigating officer on the Ebou Manneh case asked me to put into writing the information given to me about Ebou Manneh," he revealed. " I wrote the letter on March 2008 and signed it," he concluded.
cross-examination by defence counsel Hawa Sisay-Sabally, the state witness
revealed that he was informed by Karamo Jaiteh the current Director General of
National Road Authority that when the then Secretary of State for Works,
Construction and Infrastructural Development Balla Garba Jahumpa, was
transferred to the Department of State for Foreign Affairs, he went with Ebou
Manneh. As to who gave instructions for the then
was adjourned to