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RSLAF Squeezes 7 Personnel for Capt. Kamara’s Escape

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RSLAF Squeezes 7 Personnel for Capt. Kamara’s Escape

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Lieutenant General Brima Sesay disclosed that in adherence to section 8 of the Right to Access Information Act No.2 of 2013, which restricts the disclosure of matter under investigation, he said MOD/ RSLAF cannot provide any details about the ongoing investigation and the fugitive escaped.

Captain Patrick Edwin Kamara who was said to be key members of the security detail of former President Ernest Bai Koroma from 1 January 2008 to 19 June 2018 was accused of missing quantities of ammunition worth Six Hundred and Eighty Million, Four Hundred and Nineteen Thousand, and Five Hundred and Fifty Leones alongside three other joint personnel after the retirement of President Koroma last year.

According to Lieutenant General Brima Sesay people are responsible for the escaped of the fugitive because they were on duty and that personnel wanting to leave their duty post must be officially relieved.

“In the Military we are trained to be each other’s keeper you have to be ready to protect your friend or colleague in all form of situations even if it means putting yourself in arms way” Lieutenant General Brima Sesay said, with such statement from the Lieutenant General could it be that the MOD/ RSLAF is responsible for the escaped?

Presentation key messages on the briefing Staff Officer Grade 2 MOD/ RSLAF Major Yayah Brima said Captain Patrick Edwin Kamara and two other accused persons who are currently facing court martial trails on five count charges on conspiracy to Steal Service property, Larceny by Servant, Willfully Damaging Service Property, Willful neglect causing damage to services property and Conduct to the Prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline.

MOD/ RSLAF according to Major Yayah Brima want the public to know that the day the Captain Patrick Edwin Kamara escaped from the custodial centre, his Twin brother coincidentally passed at Makoth, seven miles off Yonibana near Mile 91 in the northern part of Sierra Leone.

Meanwhile the trial of Non-Commissioned Officer, RSLAF 18181476 Lance Corporal Abdulai Jalloh killing his superior RSLAF 18166763 Sergeant Issa Kamara at Moriba Town Moyamba district is still at Magistrate Court in Bo.

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