Disabled remanded for sexual penetration


June 8, 2018

By Yusufu S. Bangura

Foday Konneh, a 22-year-old disabled has been remanded at the male correctional centre in Freetown by Magistrate Abdul Sheriff for an alleged sexual penetration.

The accused was before Magistrate Sheriff for one count of sexual penetration of a child contrary to section 19 of the sexual Offence Act No 12 of 2012.

Police Prosecutor Sergeant 8534 Sesay G. alleges that the accused person on Saturday, 21st April, at Motormeh in the Regent Community, sexually penetrated a child below the age of 18 years, to wit 14 years.

According to the prosecutor, the victim is one of the affected persons of the August 14 2017 mudslide and flooding, and that she was absent in court because she went to receive food supply at the National Stadium.

The matter was adjourned to Monday, 11th June.