By Fatmata Gbla.
Magistrate Albert Moody yesterday granted bail to a 17-year-old juvenile in the sum of Le25m (Twenty five million Leones) with two sorties who should be parents or guardians and must produce two passport pictures and one national I.D. card.
The accused was arraigned on one count of sexual penetration contrary to Section 19 of the Sexual Penetration Act No.12 of 2012.
According to the particulars of offence, the accused (name withheld) between 1st March and May 2017 at Thompson Bay, Wilkinson Road in Freetown did sexually penetrate a girl child under the age of 18 to wit 14 years.
The matter was adjourned to 13th July 2017.