Magistrate Steven Conteh, presiding Magistrate in the of ten Fourah Bay College students facing an alleged murder charge of another student Mohamed Juana on Friday gave a ruling that all of them have a case to answer before the High Court of Sierra Leone. Mohamed Juana allegedly died after undergoing an initiation ceremony organized by the Islands club of FBC in December last year.
Magistrate Steven Conteh in his ruling stated that the prosecution provided enough evidence before his court to show that the ten students have a case to answer before the High Court.
He said there is also evidence that indeed an unlawful initiation that went beyond friendliness took place at the beach. It is also evident from the evidences before the court that Mohamed Juana was present at the initiation ceremony.
The magistrate in his ruling mentioned evidences of malice and wickedness that led to the injuries and subsequently resulted to the fatal death of Mohamed Juana.
The matter was adjourned to Monday 15th June. By William Freeman