3 for unlawful possession of copper wire
Abubakarr Jakitay, Ibrahim Jalloh and Musa Kemoh yesterday made their second appearance before Magistrate Wellington of court No. 2 for unlawful possession of copper wire contrary to section 33(1) of cap 37 as amended by section 5 of act No. 6 of 1981.
The accused are allegedly found in possession of copper wire believed to have been stolen from those used for the composition of the Bumbuna poles.
It could be recalled that government on several occasions has called on the attention of the public on the issues bordering on the stealing of copper wires.
Facts have it that the wires are disconnected from Bumbuna hydro poles and are used for the production of local cooking pots.
The accused were each granted bail at Le 50 million with two sureties in like sum and to be approved by the Consultant Master and Registrar.
It is stated also that one of the sureties should be a house owner in Freetown and must surrender his title deed to the Consultant Master and Registrar.
That the first and second accused were to submit their traveling documents and must not leave the shores of this country without the due permission of the court.
The matter was however adjourned to Wednesday 30th March 2011.
By Mustapha Ndemowoma
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