Two accused persons, Abdulai Kamara and Mohamed Turay yesterday Monday July 3rd 2017, were arraigned before Magistrate Albert Moody of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.2 at the Siaka Steven Street Main Court Building in Freetown for the offense of being found in a place allegedly used for smoking cannabis sativa contrary to section 49 (1) of the pharmacy drugs and control Act of 2001.
According to police charged sheet, the two accused persons Abdulai Kamara and Mohamed Turay on Wednesday June 28th 2017 were arrested by police in a place allegedly used for smoking cannabis sativa at Leicester Road in Freetown in the Western Area of the republic of Sierra Leone.
After the accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charge, the prosecutor Police Constable 8543 Sesay G seek for an adjournment to bring forth witnesses to testify in the case and the team of defense lawyers led by lawyer Ajibola Mainley Spaine applied to the court that the accused persons be admitted to bail and he added that they are willing and ready to defend the matter against the accused persons to its logical conclusion.
The prosecutor Police Constable 8543 Sesay G replies to the bail application that he relies on the directives of the Magistrate.
Magistrate Albert Moody admitted the accused persons to bail in the sum of ten million Leones each with one surety each and each surety must reside in the western area of Freetown and bail to be approved by the Deputy Master and Register.
Magistrate Albert Moody adjourned the matter to Tuesday July 11 2017 for continuation.
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