Chairlady for Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) Constituency 126, Mrs. Abibatu Koroma, has called on residents of this constituency to come together and fight teenage pregnancy and child trafficking and to also collaborate in making the community a healthier and safer place.
She was speaking exclusively to AYV on Wednesday 17th May, 2018 at her Ogoo Lane, Brookfields residence.
As a way of promoting grassroots education in the country, the Atlantic Lumley Hotel has donated school bags and learning materials worth millions of Leones to ten (10) primary schools within Rokel community in the far east of Freetown.
During his presentation, Edward Saffa the Country Director Atlantic Lumley Hotel said he expects the beneficiaries to handle the materials with care; study very hard, and make good use of the materials and above all, that their parents must not sell the donated materials.
A motor mechanic, Lamrana Bah has been incarcerated at the Male Correctional Centre in Freetown, by Santigie Bangura presiding over the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1 for Obtaining Money by False Pretences.
The Particulars of Offence stated that the accused person obtained the sum of five million Leones from lawyer Mohamed Sahid Sesay on the pretext of securing him one gear box, which never materialized.
Accused person Lamrana Bah allegedly obtained the said amount between the dates of 1st February, 2017 and 30th May, 2017 in Freetown.
The one count charge of Obtaining Money by False Pretences preferred against the accused person negates section (32) sub section (1) of the Larceny Act of 1916. He pleaded guilty to the offence preferred on him.
Inspector I.G. Fofanah is prosecuting. Magistrate Santigie Bangura adjourned the matter to Monday 21st May, 2018.
Alhaji Dauda Bangura, Martin Alecious Doko, Joseph Ishmael Toronka and Bassem Hassan, on Wednesday 16th May, 2018 re-appeared before Santigie Bangura presiding over the Freetown Court No. 1, for allegedly committing very grave criminal offences.
The charge sheet read in court indicated that all the accused persons conspired to commit a felony; store break-in, larceny and receiving stolen goods on 27th February, 2018, contrary to the Criminal Procedure Act of Sierra Leone.