76 years old man committed to High Court for sexual penetration


July 14, 2017 By Memunatu Bangura & Yusufu S Bangura 

Magistrate Albert Moody of Court No.2 yesterday (13th July, 2017)  committed to High Court of Justice, one 76 years old Musa Sesay, who was charged with multiple offences of sexual penetration contrary to Section 19 of Sexual Offences Act No. 12 of 2012.

The particulars of offence stated that between 1st December, 2016 to 30th May, 2017, at Adonkia-Goderich, the accused sexually penetrated his two granddaughters, who were below the ages of 18 to wit 5 and 10 years.

Magistrate Moody ordered that the accused be committed to the High Court of Justice for further trail.

However, the accused was granted bail in the sum of eighty million Leones (Le80, 000, 000) and two sureties in like sum.

The bail conditions continued that the two sureties should be gainfully employed should be residents in Western Area and that each surety should produce two passport pictures.

He ordered that one of the sureties should produce national identity card, national passport or its equivalent.

The matter was prosecuted by State Counsel, Lawyer L.O.R.D Jones.

It was not clear if the accused person met the bail conditions.