Cyril Kamara, a second year Math and Economics student at the Njala University, yesterday pleaded quilty on a larceny charge before Magistrate Bankole Shyllon at the Freetown Court No 3.
The charge sheet stated that on 7th March at A J Momoh Street in Freetown, the accused stole a laptop valued at Le3, 280,000, from Samuel Jamiru Brima.
Explaining to the court, the distraught student said he stole the laptop because he was having problems and that he was afraid to tell Mr Brima about his problems.
He disclosed that he took the laptop to Wellington where he alleged it was stolen from him, adding that he also went to the Kissy Police Station about the theft of the laptop.
Asked by the magistrate with whom he was staying, the accused told the court that he stayed with his aunt who works at the Standard Chartered Bank.
After his testimony, the matter was adjourned to this Friday when sentence is expected to be passed.