Three public officers convicted on 10 counts, acquitted on 5 and discharged on 2
The Former Executive Director, National Coordinator and Regional Coordinator of the Attitudinal and Behavioral Change Secretariat, Philip Conteh, Allieu Badara Kamara and Lansana Zanto Kamara have been found guilty and convicted for corruption offences under the ACC Act 2008 by the High Court of Sierra Leone, Philip Conteh and Allieu Kamara were found guilty on ten (10) counts inclusive of failure to comply with applicable procedures and guidelines with regards management of donor funds, misappropriation of donor funds, abuse of office and abuse of position.
Lansana Zanto Kamara was found guilty on three (3) counts for misappropriation of donor funds, abuse of office and abuse of position.
The Presiding Judge, Nicholas Browne-Marke fined both Philip Conteh and Allieu Badara Kamara Sixty Million Leones (Le 60,000,000) each. The third Accused, who was the Regional Coordinator, Lansana Zanto Kamara was fined Thirty Million Leones (Le 30,000,000).
The three Accused persons were acquitted on 5 counts and discharged on 2 counts of the Indictment
Representing the State was Ms. Miatta Maria Samba. Representing the Accused persons were J.B Jenkins-Johnston, Easmon Ngakui and Musa Sangari.
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