Leone Casino manager testifies in court


January 14, 2022

By Jeneba A Conteh

The General Manager of Grand Leone Cassino, Liwei, had taken the witness stand and started  testifying on how his establishment was robbed of the sum of seven hundred million Leones by six accused persons.

All six accused persons in the above matter including forty two years old Hassan Kamara  are before Magistrate Sahr Kekura of Pademba Road Court  No. 1 on three count charges of conspiracy to commit felony, office breaking and larceny contrary to Section 26(1) of the larceny Act 1916.

It was alleged that on 12th November, 2021, at No.72A Cape Road, Aberdeen, the accused persons conspired with other persons unknown to commit felony to wit office breaking and larceny.

Police also alleged that on that same date, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd accused persons being employed as drivers of the establishment, conspired with intent to steal the sum of seven hundred million Leones belonging to complainant.

Taking the witness stand and led in evidence by Deputy Superintendent of Police, Isatu Gbassy Fofanah, the General Manager of Grand Leone Cassino ( Complainant), Li Wei recognized the 1st,2nd and 3rd accused persons as drivers of the establishment and the 4th, 5th and 6th accused in the matter.

 Manager Li Wei said on the 12th of November 2021, at around 1pm, he received a phone call from the company’s cashier, Vivian, and that upon receiving the information he decided to make a move to the place.

Upon reaching that point, the prosecutor sought the leave of the Bench for a short adjourned date in order for her to get proper conference with the complainant. 

In that light, magistrate Sahr Kekura granted her application and adjourned the matter to the 19th of January 2022, for the complainant to continue his testimony.