Thursday, 21 April 2016
CCT: Bank documents against Saraki burnt in GTB- Witness says
According to Leadership, Wetkas, who was cross-examined by Saraki’s counsel, Paul Usoro, told the tribunal that some documents and telex relating to the transfer of funds from Saraki’s GTB account to foreign banks, had been burnt and that the bank had sworn to an affidavit and obtained a police statement where they stated that there was an inferno and part of the documents burnt were Saraki’s relating to the foreign transfer.
“There were also police report and an affidavit, which they (GTB) swore to, to show that some of the documents were burnt. There is an affidavit and I believe it was a fire outbreak.”
When asked to provide a copy of the bank's sworn affidavit, Wetkas said he could not find it. The trial continues today April 21st.