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Le300M Stolen Gold Case… Accused Admitted To Le 800M Bail

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Le300M Stolen Gold Case… Accused Admitted To Le 800M Bail

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The statement of the offence states that, the 1st accused, Christina Kabba is charged with the offence of Larceny contrary to Section {32} sub section { 1} of the Larceny Act of 1916 0f the laws of Sierra Leone, and that the particulars of the offence  uncovered that,  1st accused broke and entered into the premises of the complainant, Bakie Cannie Kamara and carted away with the said quantity of gold under preliminary investigation.

In his testimony to the court, the 2nd second prosecution witness, Sgt Vandy Boima informed the well attended court session that he recalled 18 April 2016, and on the day in question, he was on duty at the Criminal Investigation Department Headquarters in Freetown when a transfer case file from the Congo Cross Police Division including the suspects were allocated to him for further investigation.

SGT Boima disclosed that the 1st accused, Christina Kabba was questioned and cautioned and in the process she confessed to have stolen the said quantity of gold and handed over them to the 2nd accused, Alpha Umaru Barrie for safe custody,

He stated that, as a result of this, a search warrant was endorsed and the 1st accused led together with a team of police investigators including the complainant went to the 2n accused, Alpha Umaru Barrie business place at Annie Walsh Corner by Peterson Street in central Freetown.

According to SGT Boima upon arrival, the complainant, Bakie Kamara identified some of the her stolen gold items in the 2nd accused show glass and when he was questioned as to how he took possession of the said items , he said the accused responded that, the said gold items were given to him by the 1st accused for safe custody.

The witness further disclosed that the 1st accused, Christina Kabba also led them to the 2nd accused residence at Rose Street at Kissy in east of Freetown where they conducted a search and the complainant was able to identified a black cloth bag which the complainant claimed was containing assorted gold and other jewelleries stolen at her residence by the 1st accused, Christina Kabba.

He also intimated the court that, the 1st accused led them to the 3rd accused, Abubakarr Bah business place at Free Street in central Freetown where the complainant again identified some of the stolen gold including bracelets in his show glass, and that when he was also questioned as to how took possession of the said item, the accused responded that, he bought the items at the National Stadium.

The two search Warrants were tendered in evidence for record purposes and hearing continues.

In another development, the Chief Executive Officer of the Cooperate Affairs Commission, Michaela Mackay has testified in the ongoing forgery and uttering matter against an Israeli National Boris Farfel before Magistrate Abubakarr Binneh Kamara of Court N0. 1 in Freetown.

In her testimony, the Cooperate Affairs Commission Chief Executive Officer explained that her Commission is charged with the responsibility of providing leadership, supervision and ensure the implementation of the Commissions Act of 2009 of the laws of Sierra Leone.

She told the court that, she has access to all documents of all companies that are registered with the Commission and recognized Roksalana Sierra Leone Limited as legal entity s that is registered with the Administrator and Registrar Generals Office at Walpole Street in Freetown.

The legal luminary confirmed that, she has an officials file in respect of Roksalana Sierra Leone Limited including documents relating to the company’s Articles of Association and  statements that were submitted to the commission by the company on 10th February 2012.

Madam Michaela Mackay was about to tender certain documents relating to the company’s registration with the commission, when Counsel for Boris Farfel, Pa Momoh Fofanah objected to the originality and the status of the documents.

 

Lawyer Momoh Fofanah however screened the documents and requested for the originals of some them on the next adjourned dates which  is  scheduled for  Wednesday 18 April 2016.

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