According to the Particulars of Offence, both accused persons on Wednesday 4 July 2018 at the Christian Relief Service (CRS) at Grafton in the Freetown Judicial District in the Western Area of the Republic of Sierra Leone, conspired with other persons unknown to commit a felony to wit: Shop Breaking and Larceny.
The charge sheet indicated that the accused persons, Abubakar Conteh and Alimamy Kamara broke and entered into Wang Sheng Building Company and stole therein the sum of forty one million Leones property of the complainant, Zhu Xiang Li.
Before committing both accused persons to stand trial in the High Court, the adjudicating Magistrate, Santigie Bangura informed the court that the prosecution adduced sufficient evidence against the alleged thieves, and that the court deems it fit for them to be tried by the High Court of Sierra Leone for negating the Criminal Procedure Act of the country’s laws.
In another development, Hannah Bonnie presiding over the Freetown Magistrate Court No.2 at Siaka Stevens Street remanded one Ibrahim Sesay alias T- Boy for the offence of Shop Breaking and Larceny, which negates Section (26) sub-section (1) of the Larceny Act of 1916.
The state alleged that accused Ibrahim Sesay broke and entered into the shop of Kadiatu Kannie Jalloh and stole therein the sum of fifteen million Leones.
It is alleged that the accused person committed the said offence on 8th October 2018 at Gorie Street in the Western Area of the Republic of Sierra Leone.
Accused Ibrahim Sesay has been remanded at the Male Correctional Centre at Pademba Road in Freetown on the orders of Magistrate Hannah Bonnie.
The matter was prosecuted by police Sergeant 8998 Kadiatu Taylor and comes up again on Thursday 25th October, 2018.