Business woman in court over alleged financial impropriety
Sierra Leone, Freetown: Bintu Kabba a business woman made her first appearance before Magistrate Sahr Kekura at the Pademba Road Court No. 1 after police alleged that she took goods from Emmanuel Marshall with intent to defraud him.
According to the particulars of offence the accused person on the 1st of March 2021 at No.12 Edward street the Western Area in Freetown with intent to defraud obtained ten desk top computers, one portable Radio, six 1000GB external drives, two clip Batteries, two filling cabinets, two portable fans, one home Crimea, 150 inches Samsung TV, two set of glasses, one headphone, one power bank, and one set of versatile including cups and kettles all valued at twenty nine million Leones (Le29,000,000) given to her for the purpose of sales knowing same to be false and did steal the sum of twenty nine million Leones therein for different types of goods knowing same to be false from Emmanuel Marshall.
Kabba is arraigned on two counts Charges to wit Obtaining Goods by false pretence contrary to section 32(i) of the Larceny Act 1916 and Larceny by trick contrary to section 15 of the Larceny Act of 1916.
Defense counsel, W.C Loba applied for bail on behalf of his client. He canvassed his bail application pursuant to section 79 (3) of the Criminal procedure Act No.32 of 1965.
Magistrate Keikura granted the accused person bail in the sum of fifty million Leones plus one surety. The bail is to be approved by the Deputy Assistant Registrar (DAR), and he adjourned the matter to the 22nd September 2021. SKS/15/9/2021
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