A Mauritius national, Sradhanand Oomah was yesterday docked before Magistrate Steven Conteh on a one count charge of fraudulent conversion.
The accused was alleged to have received the sum of Six Million Leones from Kimax Sierra Leone Limited as an advance payment for scrap metals and later also received Fifteen Million Leones for two containers of scrap metals of 25 tons.
It was revealed in court that the accused only delivered to Kimax Sierra Leone Limited after weighing at the National Workshop. He was alleged to have sold the rest to some Pakistani’s.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge as the matter was adjourned to February 18th..
By Emmanuella Kallon