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Accused remanded for trafficking girl, 6

August 24, 2017 By Memunatu Bangura

Twenty four years old Foday Kargbo was yesterday, 23rd July 2017 remanded at the Male Correctional Centre for alleged human trafficking contrary to Section 2 (1) of the Anti-Human Trafficking Act of 2005.

The particulars of offence stated that on Monday, 27th March, 2017 at Solo B drive, Goderich, trafficked a six years old girl.

The accused was not allowed to take a plea and was remanded to the centre prisons.

In another matter, one Fanta Kabba was also remanded for the offence of fraudulent conversion contrary to Section 20 (1) (c) of Larceny Act and obtaining credit by fraud other than false pretence.

It is alleged that the accused person on a date between 1st January, 2016 and 31st December, 2016, in Freetown, fraudulently converted to her own use and  benefit, certain properties – wax cotton valued five million, five hundred thousand Leones and Bamako valued seven million, five hundred thousand Leones entrusted to him by Fatmata Barrie for sale.

It continued that on the same date stated above, the accused person incurred a debt to the tune of nine million Leones from Fatmata Barrie other than false pretence.

The matter was adjourned for further hearing.

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