According to Oma Majid Eustace Cole, it was six accused, Alie Conteh alias scholar who pulled out a knife, after they had strangulated the deceased and stabbed him, but that he had not wanted the six accused to stabbed the deceased, but to stifle him.
The accused also confessed to police that whiles they were in process of killing Adeyemi Patrick Johnson, the third accused Edward Joseph Moijue alias unomsil tied the deceased neck with an electric cord, and when he enquired from Edward Joseph Moijue why he was knotting the deceased neck with an electric cord, he said the third accused responded that he was doing such, so that the deceased would not identified him, if at all he survived the onslaught on his life.
After we have murdered the deceased, he went on his mother, Alakeh Olive instructed him to sell the deceased Toyota car with registration number, AGW 112, to a car dealer , Aiah Senesie around London Mining office at Wilberforce, stating that after he had sold the said car at the cost of nine million leones to Aiah Senesie , he said he was instructed by his mother to give the assailants six million leones, and should returned with the remaining three million leones to her.
“I sold the car to Aiah Senesie and later joined my co accused persons at Aberdeen in the west of Freetown capital, where I handed over the sum of six million leones to Edward Joseph Moijue on behalf of co accused person,” the witness confessed.
He further to state that when his mother told him that she was planning to get rid of Adeyemi Patrick Johnson’s life, he said he felt bad but that he never discussed it anybody because according to him, it was very shameful to discuss such topic with even a neighbor.
Oma Majid Eustace Cole informed the investigating police officers that on the night of the untimely demised of the deceased, Monday 12 November 2012, at 65 Old Railway Line Wilberforce, the third accused, Edward Joseph Moijue alias brought his co-conspirators to the aforementioned residence , where they spent the night, before they finally succeeded in killing the deceased the following morning.
He also intimated that after they had murdered the deceased, Adeyemi Patrick Johnson the third accused Edward Joseph Moijue grabbed and flung the deceased remains in his bed room, before they started looting the deceased household valuables , including computer lap top, micro wave machine , bag containing an undisclosed amount of physical cash, and there was also serious confusion among them in the deceased bed room.
Accused Oma Majid Eustace Cole further intimated that after they had killed the deceased, he informed his mother, Alakeh Olive Johnson that they had executed their mission, when she returned home from Juba Hill in Freetown, the following morning.
Concluding, the accused clearly stated in his statement that it was the third accused, Edward Joseph Moijue who provided some petrol to set ablaze the deceased remains in his bedroom, and he even assisted Edward Joseph Moijue to spray the said petrol in the deceased Adeyemi Patrick Johnson’s room before setting ablaze.
Accused Oma Majid Eustace Cole various statements, including his charged statement was produced and tendered in evidence, as part of the court records in respect of the matter before the court.
The accused persons were, Alakeh Olive Johnson, Oma Majid Euatsnce Cole, Edward Joseph Moijue alias unomsil, John Turay alias leather boot, Abdul Rashid Jalloh, Tommy Joseph, Alie Conteh alias scholar and Chernor Bah alias cherry.
The presiding Judge, Justice Sam Margai concluded the court session by ordering that all accused persons should be remanded at the Male Correctional Centre on Pademba road in the west end of the country capital Freetown, and had adjourned the matter to Tuesday 4 AUGUST 2017.