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GACH SUES GAM-PETROLEUM BOSS, STAFF FOR ‘FRAUD’

GACH SUES GAM-PETROLEUM BOSS, STAFF FOR 'FRAUD'

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By Omar Bah

GACH Global Trading Company Limited has taken legal actions against one of its staff, Khadijatou Kebbeh and Saihou Drammeh, the managing director of Gam-Petroleum for allegedly defrauding the company of  over D58, 961, 150.

Both Saihou Drammeh and Kaddijatou Kebbeh were arrested in November in connection with a scandal at the country’s major fuel depot.

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According to the writ of summons obtained by The Standard, the company is suing the two for fraudulently acquiring D58, 961, 150 and $221, 000, 00 which was supposed to be paid for petrol product supplied by Gam-Petroleum Storage Facility.

The company is also seeking $1, 600, 00 being commission paid and received by the Khadijatou Kebbeh for ostensibly facilitating a petroleum product agreement dated 16 September 2021, interest at 24% from 31st August 2021 to the date of judgment and thereafter at 4% until the Judgment sum is liquidated. It also seeks D1, 000,000, 00 being for legal and administrative fees and any further or other orders the court deems fit and proper.

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