October 20, 2015 By Hassan Gbassay Koroma
One Salieu Mansaray, 20, was yesterday remanded at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Centre by Magistrate Komba Kamanda, presiding at the Freetown Magistrates’ Court No.1, for allegedly breaking into and stealing from a store clothes worth Le319.5 million.
The accused was arraigned on one count of shop breaking and larceny contrary to the laws of Sierra Leone.
Police prosecutor, Assistant Superintendent Samuel Kamara alleged that on Friday, 9 October along Peninsular Road, Goderich in the Western Rural District, the accused broke into and entered the shop of one Joseph Tommy Taylor with intent to steal, and stole 875 jean trousers, body sleeves, snickers, one LG plasma, short sleeves shirts, 80 male belts, and 50 body wash liquid, totaling Le319.5 and property of Joseph Tommy Taylor.
The matter was adjourned to 26 October.
In another matter in the same court, Magistrate Kamanda also remanded Dominic Bangura, Daniel Abdulai Kuyateh, Thomas Kanu, Mohamed Sesay and Komba Abu Kellie for stealing building materials estimated at Le212,510,000, belonging to one Daniel Foday Sillah.
The accused persons were in court on five counts, including conspiracy, larceny, and receiving stolen goods, contrary to the laws of Sierra Leone.
The prosecutor alleged that first accused Dominic Mansaray and the second accused Daniel Abdulai Kuyateh, on diverse dates between 1 December, 2012 and 26 September, 2015 at Beach Road, Lumley, conspired with some unknown persons to commit a felony, to wit larceny.
The prosecutor further alleged that Mansaray and Kuyateh on diverse dates between 1 December, 2012 and 26 September, 2015 at Beach Road, Lumley, stole 33 cartons of 1x20cm tiles, 20x20cm white carton tiles, 30 cartons of 60x60cm tiles, 136 cartons of 60x60cm, 111 cartons of 45×45 tiles and other building materials, to the total value of Le212,510,000; being properties of one Daniel Foday Sillah.