Man jail for stealing a cellphone

Man Jailed For Stealing Mobile Phone

By Mohamed Juma Jalloh (intern)

Magistrate Albert Moody yesterday sentenced Mohamed Mansaray to one (1) year imprisonment or pay a fine of one Million five hundred thousand Leones (Le1, 500.00) for conspiring with other unknown persons to steal mobile phone. The Principal Magistrate in delivering his judgement said that the accused was standing trial on two count charge of conspiracy to commit felony contrary to law and larceny contrary to section 2 of the larceny act 1916. He was found guilty on count one but was freed on count 2 on the grounds that the element was absent. 

He further stated that for a person charged with larceny to be guilty of the offence, the element for which the person is accused of must be found on him or her during investigation, as earlier stated by the defence lawyer I.F. Sawaneh during his submission in court. 

According to count 1, the particulars of offence state that the accused Mohamed Mansaray on Wednesday 19th October, 2016 at the intersection of Garrison Street and Abacha Street, Freetown conspired with other unknown persons to commit a felony to wit larceny by trick.  

On count 2, the particulars of offence state that on Wednesday 19th October, 2016 at the same area as in count1, the accused Mohamed Mansaray did steal by trick one Samsung galaxy mobile phone valued at one million five hundred thousand Leones (Le1,500,000) from a car with Registration Number ALC 523 property of Amadu Kamara. The matter was prosecuted by Police Sgt. M. Sesay.

About Patric Foryoh

Patric Foryoh Daboh is a blogger, Political, social activist,a satirist and co-founder & Co Editor of Makoni Times Newspaper based in United States of America. He studied Multimedia in the United States.He has met and interviewed personalities including Former vice-president of Sierra Leone Alhaji Sam Sumana, late Tamba Sam SLPP Secretary General , Gloria Strasser , David Tam Mbayoh , Agibu Jalloh, Chernor Bah, Murtala Mohamed , Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray, J. Arr, Nasser Ayoub, Alpha Timbo, Robin Farley, Bai Mahmoud, and many more. Patric has produced the "Diolog" show at the TPN radio and was the social media correspondent for TPN . He has appeared on numerous daily newspapers publication in Sierra Leone. He blogs at Sierra Leone one man civil society blog on relationship, sex, marriage, faith & culture, politics, religion. He was the programming manager at Mamba TV. Patric Foryoh was named as the 54 Most Influential People in Sierra Leone by Swit Salone.com Patric Foryoh represents the new wave of new voices in Sierra Leone/Africa media who are breaking boundaries and charting new territories. He is a husband and a father of a son and a daughter.

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