BY Feima Sesay
A British/Nigerian Medical Doctor Cyprian Okoro who is also doing business in Sierra Leone has dragged Momodu Kargbo a mason by profession to Court for chopping his eleven million Leones to buy gear box for a Ford vehicle.
The accused Momodu Kargbo on Tuesday 4th August 2020, made his first appearance before Magistrate Mark Ngegba of Pademba Road court No2 Freetown on two counts of obtaining money by false pretenses contrary to Section 32 (1) of the Larceny Act 1916.
According to the indictment on count 1, the accused Momodu Kargbo between the 1st to 31st July 2019, in Freetown with intent to defraud obtained the sum of seven million five hundred thousand Leones from Cyprian Okoro a medical doctor by falsely pretending he is going to buy gear box for a Ford delivery vehicle with registration number ANE 237 which is known to be false.
Whiles count 2 state that the accused Momodu Kargbo on the same in Freetown with intent to defraud obtained the sum of four million Leones from Cyprian Okoro by falsely pretending that he is going to buy gear box for a delivery vehicle with registration number ANE 237 which is known to be false, property of the said doctor Cyprian Okoro.
The accused was refused bail and remanded in custody and the matter adjourned to 11th August 2020.
Police Constable 17228 Adama Sesay is prosecuting the matter.