Now, on 7 February 2008, that man gave evidence to this effect - and I'm looking at page 3429, line 9 of the transcript. He was examined in chief by Mr Werner of counsel, and that testimony unfolded in this way:
"Q. Do you know when they left to go to Burkina Faso?
A. I cannot remember the month, but it was in 1990. The
beginning of the year, maybe the third or fourth month of
the year. Maybe at the beginning of the year.
Q. Now, Mr Witness, you told us about Mataba, and you told
us that you met Kukoi Samba Sanyang in Mataba. Did you see
anyone else in Mataba.
A. Yes, I saw some people in Mataba.
Q. Who did you see?
A. The man who is sitting - who is facing the trial,
Charles Taylor. That was the first time I saw him. Kukoi
was the person who introduced him to me. I also met Foday.
That was my first time to see him before he left Libya,
Foday Sankoh, but these are people who I did not greet one
another, but because of the relationship they have with my
leader, my leader told me these are ..."
Then there was a problem with the translation the witness continued on page 3430:
"... I said I used to go to Kukoi in Mataba. I used to go
to Kukoi in Mataba. That was the first time - that was the
first time for me to see the guy, the man who is facing
trial here, Charles Taylor. That was the first time for me
to see him. That was also my first time to see Foday
Sankoh with my naked eyes."
Now, Kukoi Samba Sanyang is who?