Does he know that he had a small effect during his first appearance? That the public and his ten co-defendants hung on his lips on October 19 when he recounted the genesis of the coup who brought Moussa Dadis Camara to power? Still, back at the helm on October 24, the former aide-de-camp wants to continue to make an impression.
This time, it is the massacre perpetrated at the large stadium in Conakry on September 28, 2009 that is at the heart of his interrogation – the very one that earned him his place in the dock. Shaved beard and head, Aboubacar Sidiki Diakité, it Toumba, pace the courtroom. He mimics a gesture, reproduces an order, turns on himself, points a finger loaded with rings towards the sky, looks for the public with his eyes to call him to witness. This man whose large embroidered boubou sweeps the ground, who quotes the Koran more often than not, and who is suspected of having played a role in the death of the 157 victims, is a storyteller hors pair.
Guinea: at the helm, Toumba Diakité puts on a show