Somalilandsun – Prof Abdisalam Yassin the author of the “Without our Knowledge” now in its 7th series is now writing tales with moral tones similar to the series “Sheeko Kale Keen” that he regular writes in Somali and this is the first article of a new series titled “Another Tale”
Another Tale: The Witness
By: Abdisalam Yassin
At the height of a political corruption trial, the prosecuting attorney interrogated a witness.
“Isn’t it true,” he asked, “that you accepted five thousand dollars to compromise this case?”
The witness stared out the window, as though he hadn’t heard the question.
“Isn’t it true that you accepted five thousand dollars to compromise this case?” the lawyer repeated.
The witness still did not respond.
Finally, the judge leaned over and said, “Sir, please answer the question.”
“Oh,” the startled witness said, “I thought he was talking to you!!!”
Read the 7 series of Without our Knowledge by the same author