Bernardino de Abreu Pereia da Silva
Date/Time: 2007/05/07 13H00
Place of Work: Ocean Club
Concerning the process he says;
That he comes to the process as a witness;
The witness states that he carried out maintenance functions for about one year, but that he currently works as a driver.
In relation to the facts which are being investigated, the witness states that, he never had any type of contact with this family, as they were just “clients” as are hundreds of others who frequent the resort.
He states that he only learnt of the disappearance of the child when he arrived at his place of work, on Friday, the 4th, at about 14H30, and saw the police “apparatus” which surrounded the resort, having subsequently been informed of the events by his colleagues.
He states that at no moment, did he notice the presence of anyone with an abnormal behaviour, as regards children, or anything else which appeared to be of suspicious nature.
The witness states that, in informal conversation with the inspectors of this police force (DIC Portimao), he reported a situation, which at the time seemed abnormal, but that these facts have already been investigated, and it was determined that they had no relevance to the current investigation.
When asked, he replies that it was from this moment onwards that he learnt of the facts under investigation by means of the media.
The witness does not remember any other element that could be useful to the investigation.
No more was said. He has read the statement, finds it in conformity and will sign
She saw nothing suspicious.
No more is said.
Reads, ratifies, signs.