Ministry of Fisheries’ Staff Dragged one To Court For Theft


By Feima Sesay

Josephus Choe Junior Mamie, a staff from the Ministry of Fisheries, has on Monday 3rd June 2024 dragged Justice Jusu Jalloh to court before magistrate Kekura of the Pademba Road court No.1 for allegedly stealing him assorted items worth millions of Leones.

The accused Justice Jusu Kallon made his first appearance and was charged with two counts of house breaking and larceny Contrary to section 26(1) of the Larceny Act 1916.

According to the indictment, it was alleged that the accused on Tuesday 7th May 2024 at W-7 Spurloop Freetown broke and entered into the dwelling house of Josephus Choe Junior Mamie and stole therein Gabbana perfume, two multi colored T-Shirt, one solar wake (study light),with its multiple chargers, one Akuraba wall hanging, two Ralph Lauren polo T-shirts, one school bag and fiscal sum of Two Hundred Thousand Leones all to the total sum of two hundred and twelve thousand four hundred and fourteen Leone (le212,414.00).

It was also alleged on count two that the accused on 10th May 2024, stole one silver flash drive, one pair of white towel, one thermal Base Lawyer Long sleeves T-Shirt, two set of three underwear, one bottle of cocktail drink, and other items all to the total of sum of twenty thousand and eight Leones (le20,008/00) property of Josephus Choe Junior Mamie.

when the charges were read and explained to him, he pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor Inspector Kadie Taylor informed the court that her witness was present but could not proceed because she wanted to have proper conference with the complainant.

Magistrate Kekura refused bail and therefore sent the accused on remand and the matter was adjourned to 13th June 2024.


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