Irish citizen duped $29,182
Diamond dealer, Yusuf Turay alias Ghai Turay, on Wednesday April 5th made his first appearance before Magistrate Johannes Wellington to answer to five count charges contrary to the laws of Sierra Leone.
According to the particulars of the offence, it is alleged that on diverse dates in Koidu town, Gbense Chiefdom, in the Kono Judicial district Eastern Province of the Republic of Sierra Leone, the accused conspired with others unknown to committee a felony.
The accused fraudulently converted a whopping sum totaling $29,182 dollars entrusted them for the purpose of buying diamonds for the complainant, Suemir Enier Erickson knowing same to be false.
Lawyer Kabba Koroma, Lawyer R. Nylender and Lawyer P.O. Gibson respectively represented the accused.
All three lawyers applied for bail for their client. Bail condition was announced by Magistrate Wellington on the sum of Le 100million plus two sureties and the submission of title deed to the consultant Master and Registrar.
The matter was adjourned to the 18th April this year.
Earlier, the accused person pleaded not guilty as charged.
By Mary .I. Kamara
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