Couple sent to jail over misconduct in Court

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By Jeneba A Conteh

Ishmael Koroma 41yrs old and his wife Ruth Saio Conteh 45yrs old have been remanded for misconduct in court by the principal Magistrate Kekura of the pademba Road court No.1.

The couple was before the court on three counts charges of wounding Contrary to section 20 of the offense against the Person Act of 1861, and two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm Contrary to section 47 of the offenses against the Person Act of 1816.

According to the indictment, both accused persons on Friday 12th April 2024, at No.9 Benjamin lane maliciously wounded one Zainab Bangura and also assaulted her in a manner thereby occasioning her actual bodily harm.

After the charges were put to them, they pleaded not guilty. But Magistrate Kekura remanded both accused persons because of their misconduct in court before adjourning the matter to the 29th of May for further proceedings. Inspector MK Taylor is prosecuting the matter in court.

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