The Lead Counsel for Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission (TRRC) Essa Faal, this past Sunday visited the former wife of the former junta Vice Chairman Aja Sinyan, the Freedom Newspaper can authoritatively report. The interview happened a day before Edward’s appearance before the TRRC on Monday. Faal was accompanied to Ms. Sinyan’s Abuko home by a female TRRC staffer, our sources close to the TRRC intimated.
The objective of Faal’s trip was to gather information from Singhateh’s ex-wife, on the death of the former Finance Minister Ousman Koro Ceesay.
Ms. Sinyan was questioned about the appearance of Edward on the night of the alleged murder. She was asked whether she spotted blood stains on Edward’s uniform; or mote. She replied in the negative. She hasn’t volunteered any incriminating information against Edward Singhateh.
The issue of birthday was raised during the interview and parties being held at Edu’s home. She gave her birthday to Faal and co during the interview. Though, she didn’t volunteer any information incriminating against Singhateh. She denied having knowledge about Essa’s queries.
Faal and the TRRC lady left the Abuko home, without any incriminating evidence against Edward Singhateh. Essa personally gave two thousand and five hundred dalasis (D2,500) to Ms. Sinyan, after the interview. Ms. Sinyan had in the past suffered from eye related pain.
She was called on the phone by the TRRC and what followed next was to receive Essa Faal and co at her home. There were kids hanging out at the premises when they visited.
Meanwhile, Essa Faal is said to have traveled to Dakar, where his wife lived.