Seventeen-year-old boy, on Wednesday 19th April 2017 appeared before Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.1 for an alleged sexually penetration of a seven (7) year old boy.
The Alleged victim (seven-year-old boy) testified in court yesterday Wednesday 19th April 2017, before Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara that on Thursday 12th January 2017 at Guard Street off Mountain Cut in Freetown, he was on his way going for Arabic Class when the accused person called him to a lonesome place and requested that he wanted to talk to him privately. The seven (7) year old boy added that when he reached the accused person, James Aziz Jalloh sat on a chair and removed his trousers and underwear. The seven-year-old boy continued to say that the accused person rub spit on his penis and inserted it on his anus and had sex with him and it was during that time that some people came in and grasps the accused person by his hand and took both of them to his parents and informed them about the incident.
The seven-year-old boy added that his parents went with the accused person and reported the matter to the Eastern Police Station and he was issued a medical request form for medical examination at the Cottage Rainbow Center at Fourah Bay Road in Freetown. The seven-year-old boy went on to say that after he was treated and examined, the medical Doctor handed over to him in a seal envelope the findings of the medical examinations. The alleged victim, seven-year-old boy went further that he returned the medical form to the Eastern Police station and handed it over to the Investigating Officer for safe keeping. The alleged victim, seven-year-old boy handed over the said medical reports to the court to form part of the court evidence in the case.
After the testimony of the seven-year-old boy, the lawyer representing the accused person applied for bail for his client and Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara granted bail to the accused person in the sum of sixty million Leones with two sureties in like sum and both sureties should produce a national passport and must reside in the Western Area of Freetown and the bail to be approved by the Master and Registrar of the High Court of Freetown. Magistrate Dr. Abu Bakarr Binneh Kamara adjourned the case to Monday May 1st, 2017 for continuation.
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