Driver to face High Court for alleged larceny 

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By Jeneba A.Conteh

Musa Sesay, a driver, who had made several appearances before Magistrate Peter Gogra of the Pademba Road Court No.6 in Freetown, has been committed to High Court for alleged larceny.

Musa Sesay appeared before the court on two count charges to wit conspiracy contrary to law and larceny contrary to Section 2 of the Larceny Act of 1916.

It was alleged that on August 29, 2022, at Freetown Road, opposite Mac Pharmacy, Lumley in in Freetown, the accused conspired together with other persons unknown to commit a crime to wit larceny.

It was alleged that on the same date and place, the accused  did steal one colour samsonite bag cost one hundred and twenty Pounds Sterling,one purple colour Asus Model Laptop computer, fiscal cash of one thousand five hundred Pound Sterling, all valued the sum of forty five thousand four hundred Leones, property of Lawyer Davida Laingay Bangura.

On his first appearance, the charges were read and explained to the accused person, but he pleaded not guilty.

The prosecution led four witnesses, including the factual witness.

While giving his ruling, Magiatrate Gogra  said having looked at the evidence he was of the view that the prosecution has adduced sufficient evidence in order to warrant a committal of the matter to the High Court for trial.

He granted the accused person bail in the sum of fifty million Leones with two sureties in like sum,adding that the  sureties should be residents in the Western Area.

 He ordered that both sureties should be employed in a government institution and that one of them should be 50-year-old and above.

He said the bail should be approved by the Bench. 

Inspector Mabel M Tarawalie was prosecuting the matter.

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