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Sierra Leone News : Alhaji Sexually Abused a 12-Year-Old Girl
By John Koroma
Aug 9, 2017, 17:10

Magistrate Hannah Bonnie sitting on behalf of Magistrate Albert Moody of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1 at the Main Law Court Building in Freetown has remanded in custody one Alhaji Kamara at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Center in Freetown for the alleged offense of sexual penetration of a twelve-year (12) old-girl.


Accused person, Alhaji Kamara was charged to court on one count charge of sexual penetration of a child contrary to section 19 of the sexual offenses Act of 2012. According to the police charged sheet, the accused person, Alhaji Kamara, resident of No.76 Thunder Hill, Kissy in the Freetown Judicial District in the Western Area of the Republic of Sierra Leone sometimes in June 2016 did engage in an act of sexual penetration with a twelve-year-old girl. 


After the Particulars of Offense was read over to the accused person for the prosecutor Inspector Hawa Bah and the associating Counsel H.N. Ngeavao to lead in evidence the alleged twelve-year-old victim but the prosecutor Inspector Bah plead for an adjournment for her to have conference with the alleged victim.  “My lord I am pleading for a date to have conference with my witness,’’ said Inspector Hawa Bah. 

Magistrate Hannah Bonnie adjourned the matter to Tuesday August 15th 2017, and ordered that the accused person, Alhaji Kamara to be remanded at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Center in Freetown.

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