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In his testimony before Magistrate Mohamed Seray Wurie, the witness said he recalled on the 3rd November 2015 whiles on duty at the presidential lodge when he received a telephone call from his friend, the complainant Mr. Roberto Reyes who gave him an information that he has been harassed by telephone calls by an unknown person who introduced himself as Musa Sidibay.
The witness said that while in conversation with the complainant on the phone, he (complainant) told him that the unknown, Musa Sidibay requested to see him to discuss business affair.
The witness continued that based on his busy duties, he was unable to see the complainant, adding that on the 9th November 2015, he received a text message from the complainant, requesting him to meet at his (complainant) Brookfields hotel room No.119.
On his arrival at the hotel, the witness said he met the complainant together with the accused. He said the accused was introduced to him by the complainant as a former bodyguard to the former Vice President Alhaji Chief Samuel Samsumana and at the same time proposed to him a business of thirty Million United State Dollars which he the accused promised to give 20% to the complainant if assisted to the said alleged business.
After the introduction, the witness said he asked the accused if he knew him, accused replied no. He said he then encouraged the accused to produce his business proposal, stating that the accused could not produce any business document neither any form of identification document.
Captain Patrick Kamara said the accused was later arrested and taken to State House, adding that he handed over the accused to the State House ADC (2), Mr. BK. Sesay and Superintendent Samuel T. Sesay.
The fourth prosecution witness, Santigie Kanu, a resident of 29 Cape Road, Aberdeen and a receptionist at the Charms Beach Hotel, Aberdeen in Freetown testified that he recalled on the 10th November 2015 whiles on duty he saw Criminal Investigation Department Officers together with the accused.
He said the officers asked him whether he knew the accused and how did he know him? Witness said he responded that he knew the accused as a guest that gave his name as Morgan Stevens.
The witness furthered that at the hotel, the officers produced a warrant document which they used to search at the accused hotel room No.2.
At the room, the witness said money over one million Leones including mobile phones and syringes were found.
The accused is standing on two counts that have to do with attempt to defraud and in unlawful possession of syringes designed for the purpose of intramuscular or intravenous injection to any person contrary to Law.
Bail was refused and the matter was adjourned to the 9th December, 2015.

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