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In matter involving Radisson Blu Hotel…Magistrate says ‘One more witness to close case’

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In matter involving Radisson Blu Hotel…Magistrate says ‘One more witness to close case’

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The accused being a Tunisian national, Hassine Benfrej, is alleged to have incurred a debt of over one hundred and eighty million Leones (Le. 180,000,000).
The witness who was cross examined by Defence Counsel, James Fornah told the court that he wants to get the outstanding of the debt incurred by the accused.
The Defence Counsel also told the court that he would present a no case submission on the next adjourned date.
According to the particulars of offence, the accused between November 7, 2015 and February 25, 2016 at Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel, Aberdeen Freetown, incurred a debt or liability to Nuno Neves obtained credit to the amount of one hundred and eighty two million, six hundred and seventy four thousand, seven hundred and seventeen Leones, twenty eight cent (182,674,717.28)
The accused was charged with one count of obtaining money under false pretence contrary to section 13(1) of the Debtors Act 1869.
The matter will come up on Friday.

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