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Court Resumes After Lunch Break-Examination of Witness Jabati Jaward Continues

2:30pm: Court resumed after lunch break and prosecution continued the examination of witness TF1-388, Jabati Jaward in open session.

The witness spoke about diamond mining in the Tongo Fields and around the Peyama Jungle. Witness said all diamonds that were mined were handed over to Sam Bockarie who in turn handed them over to Foday Sankoh. Witness spoke about his duties as Clerk to Battle Group Commander Sam Bockarie. He also spoke about Bockarie’s radio comunications with Sunlight, a radio operator working with Benjamin Yeaten in Liberia. He testified about diamonds that were handed over to Jungle who in turn took them to Liberia.

Court adjourned for the day.