The prosecution witness who identified herself as Rugiatu Kargbo testified before Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1, yesterday April 5th 2017, that the 2nd accused Regina Stevens came into the Childrenís Ward with the intention of taking the babies (twins) for vaccination. She added that she stopped her because she wonít able to carry both babies. She went on that because of that she asked one nurse to assist her in carrying the babies.
Rugiatu Kargbo disclosed that the 2nd accused, Regina Stevens did not return with the baby and she left the hospital at 2pm in the afternoon and on her way home, she got a telephone call that one of the babies was missing and she returned to the Hospital and joined her colleagues in searching for the baby but couldnít find a clue of the baby.
The defense counsel, Lawyer Elvis Kargbo examined the prosecution witness on whether she was present where the vaccination was taking place. The witness replied that she was not there and that she was at her ward and didnít see the 2nd accused, Regina Stevens leaving the Hospital neither she returned with the baby at the ward.
As the accused persons are on bail, Magistrate Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara adjourned the matter to Wednesday April 12th 2017 for continuation.
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