A man accused of elections malpractice has been sentenced to six months imprisonment in Lungi, northern Sierra Leone Bockarie Foday of 2 Sandy Street, Tenterfor in Lungi, over the weekend was sentenced after pleading guilty on all the charges against him.
The charges included multiple registration and unlawful possession of voters’ IDs. According to the particulars of offence, Bockarie was caught in possession of a total of three voters’ IDs bearing his photograph with different ages and addresses while trying to cast his vote at the Sierra Leone Primary School polling centre number 5.
He had earlier registered in Pujehun as Bockarie Foday age 36, before coming over to Lungi and registered as Larry Foday age 26 and again as Bockarie Foday age 25.
He was discovered during screening for the presidential run-off election, and was subsequently conveyed to the Lungi Police Station where he made statements.