Monday, December 1, 2014
SABALLY FINALLY GOES HOME
The Standard-Two days after he was granted bail by a high court judge, Momodou Sabally, the former secretary general and minister of presidential affairs has finally been released from Mile 2 Central Prison last evening.
Earlier yesterday his lawyer, Antouman Gaye, confirmed to The Standard . “Yes, he is [still] in custody because we are still trying to fulfill the bail conditions.”
Sabally, 40, was granted bail on Tuesday, four months and three weeks after he was arrested for allegedly causing economic loss to the state.
He was to be released on bail on furnishing a personal bond in the sum of D1.5 million with one surety for the like amount to the satisfaction of the court.He was also ordered to surrender all his travelling documents before he would be released on bail.
A judicial source also informed The Standard that Mr Sabally's family were seen at the court yesterday morning.
Sabally is on trial on eight charges of economic crimes, abuse of office, neglect of official duty and giving false information.