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Woman jailed for child stealing

Woman jailed for child stealing

39 year old Fatmata Mansaray of the Rural Training institute (RTI) Tissor, Kenema, has been sentenced to jail for 6 years with no alternative by Judge, Hon. Justice Mange Deen Tarawallie of the High Court, Kenema for stealing a child.

Mansaray stood trial for one count charge of child stealing contrary to section 56 of the offences against the person’s act 180. According to the particulars of offence, the accused person on Wednesday, 10th April, 2013 at Kenema in the Eastern province of the Republic of Sierra Leone stole three day old baby girl from one Mamie Moijueh, the lawful mother.

The matter was prosecuted by Aiah Allieu Senior, State Counsel.

In another development, a driver, Abu Bakarr Kallon aged 28 years, of 9 Jakuba Street, Freetown was jailed for 18 months or pay an alternative government fine of Le1,100,000 by Magistrate Alhaji Sulaiman Koroma of the Magistrate’s Court in Kenema on a three count charge. Count one, wounding, contrary to section 20 of the offences against the Person’s Act of 1861, Count two, assault on Police, contrary to section 39 of the Police Act of 1964, and count three obstruction of police contrary to section 39 of the Police Act No.7 of 1964.

According to the particulars of the offence, the accused person on Thursday, 10th July, 2014, at Bandama check point maliciously wounded female police constable, 13558 Rebecca Brima, while executing her lawful duties. On the same day and at the same place, the accused assaulted and also obstructed woman police constable 13558 Rebecca Brima while on duty.

The matter was prosecuted by ASP Sahr Didi Lahai of the Legal and Justice Support Department at the Kenema Police Station.

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