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Prosecution to pay cost for not presenting witnesses

May 17, 2017 By Elizabeth A. Kaine

Magistrate Santige Bangura of Pademba Road Court No.5 yesterday (16th May 2017) told the prosecution to pay Le300,000 to the court for failing to summon witness(s) on three consecutive sittings.

 The Magistrate asked the complainant, Saminatu Mansaray, to pay the above cost against the next adjourned date before the matter would proceed.

Mansaray has dragged to court eight accused persons for an alleged assault on her at Mambo village, Goderich.
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The Eight accused persons include  Alhaji Sesay, Julius Amara, headman for Manbo village, Emmanuel Lamin Bangura, James Bockarie Kargbo, Thomas Mansaray, Kandeh Conteh James Jongo and Ishmail Mansaray.

The men were preliminarily investigated on a count charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm contrary to section 47 of the Offence Against the Persons Act 1861.

The prosecution alleged that on Tuesday, 15 November, 2016, at Goderich in  Freetown, the accused persons assaulted the complainant with intent to harm her.

According to the police report, Mansaray was issued with medical paper after she made the report but the medical examination result indicated that there were no internal injuries sustained by the complaint.

Meanwhile, the matter has been adjourned to 18th May, 2017.

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