Insurance marketer remanded for conspiracy


September 3, 2018

By Yusufu S. Bangura

An insurance marketer at Millennium Insurance Brokers and Consultancy, Daniel Sahr Pewah, 39, was last Friday remanded at the Male Correctional Centre following his arraignment for conspiracy to defraud.

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 1913 and 11 other related offences.

According to prosecutor, Assistant Superintendent of Police Ibrahim S. Mansaray, the accused person on different 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.

According to the police, the accused person was arrested on Tuesday, 28th August.

Meanwhile, Magistrate Mohamed Santigie Bangura, presiding at the Freetown Magistrates’ Court No.1, noted that he would remand the accused due to the seriousness of offence.

The accused person had no legal representation.

The matter was adjourned to Wednesday, 5th September.