Salifu Bangura, first prosecution witness in the ongoing manslaughter trial of former Skye Bank Manager Ikubolaje Nicol provided crucial evidence at the High Court before Justice Momoh Jah Steven in Freetown.

In his testimony under the examination of State Prosecutor Aruna Jalloh, Bangura who is a caretaker at Nicol’s residence, recounted the events of October 16th, 2022.

He stated that he was summoned by Nicol and upon his arrival encountered him with a woman named Sinnah Kai Kargbo in a distressing state.

Bangura continued that he assisted in clothing the woman before she was taken to Dr. Shuma Hospital, where she later passed away.

During cross-examination by Defense Counsel Roland Wright, Bangura mentioned Kargbo’s statement about feeling dizzy as he dressed her.

The State Counsel sought an adjournment to present two more witnesses on April 26th, 2024.