Seven accused persons: Mohamed Kanu alias Beetus Text; Lawrence Peters, a security; Alieu Vandi, a musician; Mohamed Idriss Dumbuya, a security; Sulaiman Conteh, a Security; Aruna Momoh, a security and Peter Saidu Dumbuya, a Security; were arraigned yesterday Tuesday March 14 2017, before Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara at the Male Correctional Center in Freetown for allegedly breaking and entering into the Africa Young Voices media house and stole therein valuable equipment owned by the management of the Africa Young Voices (AYV) under the leadership of Junior Navo.
The accused persons were charged to court on two count charge of Conspiracy to Commit a Crime Contrary to Law and Office Breaking and Larceny Contrary to section 26(1) of the Larceny Act of 1916 in which police alleged that on Monday February 27th 2017 at the AYV compound they break and enter into the said media house and stole valuable equipment owned by the proprietor of AYV Junior Navo.
The lawyer representing the accused persons, Alhaji M. Kamara in his bail application for the accused persons said that the accused persons have been in detention for more than fifteen days and the accused persons are employees of the AYV Company and if they are granted bail they will not jump bail as they have reliable sureties to bail them. However, the prosecutor Inspector Hawa Bah objected to the bail application that the accused persons will interfere with their witnesses.
Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara after hearing the bail application and the objection thereto, he therefore remanded the accused persons to the Male Correctional Center at Pademba Road in Freetown and he adjourned the matter to Friday March 17 2017 for continuation.
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