32 M Fraud Case Goes High Court


BY Feima Sesay

Magistrate Hannah Bonnie of Court No.1 has on Monday, 20th July, 2020, committed Idrissa Bah to the High Court for further trial.

The court said that he fraudulently converted over Le32 million entrusted to him for one Acura WDX Jeep.

During preliminary investigation, the accused was granted two hundred million Leones bail; but could not meet the bail condition and  was remanded in custody.

 Before the committal, Magistrate Bonnie told the court that the evidence she got from the prosecutor against the accused was sufficient and overwhelming to warrant his committal at the high court for the trial.

The accused Idrissa Bah was before Magistrate Hannah Bonnie of Court No. 1 on a count of Fraudulent Conversation contrary to law.

According to the indictment,  the accused, Idrissa Bah on a date in 2018, at No.11 Carlton Carew Road, off Wilkinson Road, Freetown, fraudulently converted to his  benefit certain property amounting to Thirty two million two hundred and fifty thousand Leones, the  proceeds of one Acura WDX Jeep with registration number ANS 007 after he had sold it.

The court said it was entrusted to him by one madam Isatu Bah for the purpose of sale.

Court records state that the accused made 7 subsequent appearances before his committal and had no legal representation. Police prosecutor, A.S.P I.S Mansaray prosecuted the matter on behalf of the state.


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