Sergeant Kamara S. (18175337) of the Sierra Leone Armed Forces, attached to the Third Infantry Brigade in Kenema, is at present in police custody for killing his nephew.
Police sources say the accused on January 2 this year went into the forest to fetch firewood together with his ten-year-old nephew, Saidu Kamara. The accused reportedly felled a tree which unfortunately hit his nephew’s head.
Saidu Kamara, who had been with his uncle for four years, was said to have died on the spot. The accused reported himself to the brigade headquarters and explained the incident. He was then arrested by a military police 18172608 Kanu A.B. and taken to the police station.
The corpse was taken to the government hospital for an autopsy.