By Alhaji Saidu Kamara…………………………
An inmate at the Pademba Road Correctional Centre, Abdulai Russel reportedly escaped at the 34 Military Hospital, Wilberforce in Freetown last week Thursday.
The Public Relations Officer of the Sierra Leone Correctional Centre, ASP Sallieu Turay intimated the Global Times that the inmate, Abdulai Russel is currently standing trial at the High Court of Sierra Leone for the offence of child trafficking.
He said the accused person was undergoing medical treatment following a surgical operation.
ASP Sallieu Turay said he actually did not know what led the inmate to escape at the 34 Military Hospital, where two prison officers were assigned to him at the hospital.
The PRO assured the public that they will do all what it takes to ensure that they re-arrest the accused person Abdulai Russel, noting that the offence of child trafficking is a serious one.
The PRO revealed that the police are also conducting their own probing into the matter.
He said that notice has been issued out to the general public about the escape of Abdulai Russel from detention with his picture.