Philip Lukulay convicted on 13 counts charge
The Executive Director of the Sierra Leone Maritime Administration (SLMA) Philip Lukulay was on 11th July 2011 convicted of twelve (12) counts of misappropriation of public funds and one (1) count of failing to comply with a requirement under the Anti-Corruption Act 2008 by the High Court of Sierra Leone.
Mr. Philip Lukulay was charged by the Anti-Corruption Commission on a one hundred and ninety four (194) count indictment including charges for willfully failing to comply with rules and regulations relating to the management of public funds, misappropriation and conspiracy.
The Hon. Justice Browne-Marke fined the accused a total of One Hundred and Twenty Five Million Leones (Le125,000,000) and ordered him to repay the misappropriated sum of One Hundred and Thirty Nine Million Four Hundred and Seventy Eight Thousand Leones (Le 139,478,000) into court within four weeks.
The state was represented by Reginald Sydney Fynn Jr. and Miatta Samba Esq. whilst the accused was represented by Emmanuel E.C Shears Moses Esq. and Solomon Jamiru Esq.
Desmond Johnson, ACC Director, Public Education and Outreach
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