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Insurance marketer granted Le200m bail

September 6, 2018

By Yusufu S. Bangura

An insurance marketer at Millennium Insurance Brokers and Consultancy, Daniel Sahr Pewah, 39, was yesterday granted bail by Magistrate Santigie Bangura, presiding at the Siaka Steven Street Magistrates’ Court No.1.

The accused was charged with 14 counts of conspiracy to defraud, causing money to be paid, alteration of forged document contrary to section 6(1) (2) of the Forgery Act of 1913 and 11 other related offences.

According to the prosecutor , Assistant Superintendent Ibrahim S. Mansaray, the accused person on diverse dates between Wednesday, 1st November, 2017, and Wednesday, 31st January 2018, in Freetown, with intent to defraud, conspired with other unknown persons to defraud Jenneh Kobba the sum of 6,855,000 Euros, equivalent to Le 68,135,800,000, by making false representation that he and his friend Suliman Jalloh would facilitate a trip to Belgium through France for Foday Kamara, Saffie Finah and Ashu Sidonie Bessen.

Defense counsel E.T. Koroma made an application for bail, saying that the accused is a Sierra Leonean, thus pleading with the Magistrate to grant him bail.

Magistrate Bangura granted bail to the accused in the sum of Le200 million and two sureties who must be Freetown residents and that they should produce their national identity cards to the Master and Registrar.

The matter was adjourned to Wednesday, 19th September for first prosecution witness to testify.



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