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Vehicle Fraudster Committed To High Court


Vehicle Fraudster Committed To High Court

By Jane B. Mansaray……………
Magistrate Komba Kamanda of Freetown Magistrate Court No1 last week ended a preliminary investigation into a vehicle fraud matter and committed to the High Court for trial.
The accused, Ibrahim Sahr faced with two counts of conspiracy to defraud contrary to law and causing money to be paid to another by means of fraud contrary to Section 32(2) of the Larceny Act 1916.
The particulars of offence state that the accused on a date between 22nd and 24th January 2015 at the Queen Elizabeth 11 Cline Town conspired together with intent to defraud Samuel Akim Sesay with the sum of thirty thousand United State Dollars (US$30) equivalent to One hundred and fifty Million Leones by falsely pretending that he the accused had a Nissan Pathfinder jeep for sale knowing same to be false.
Count two states that the accused on the said date at the above address fraudulently caused Samuel Akim Sesay complainant in the matter to pay the said sum money to one Alpha Manner by falsely pretending that he the accused owns vehicles for sale knowing to be false.
In his ruling in court, Magistrate Kamanda said the prosecution had adduced sufficient evidence against the accused persons with three factual witnesses.
Magistrate Komba Kamanda said there was abundant evidence is to commit the accused to the High Court for trial.
Bail was refused and the accused was remanded at the Pademba Road Male Correctional Centre in Freetown, awaiting trial.

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