Sierra Leone News: Two employees of A Call to Business accused of over Le150m theft
By Alimatu Jalloh
The presiding Magistrate of Pademba road court №1, Hannah Bonnie is preliminarily investigating two employees of A Call to Business Loans and Savings Company, after they are indicted on two counts of conspiracy to commit a crime and larceny by servant.
According to the particulars of the offence, the accused Beatrice Juliana Samai and Michael Ndoinje on a date between July 1, 2018 and January 14, 2019, at №1 Main Street Kenema in the eastern province, conspired with other persons unknown to commit larceny by servant.
It is also alleged that the accused persons on the same above date and time, being clerk or servant employed by A Call to Business Loans and Savings Company allegedly stole the sum of Le155,300, 000 from the said company.
The accused persons were on bail, while the matter was adjourned to September 27, 2019.
In another development, Magistrate Bonnie has recently rescinded bail from one Jurku Raffel aka Mama ‘G’ for failing to appear in court after been granted bail on a count charge of fraudulent conversion.
Magistrate Bonnie noted that that it has been the attitude of accused persons not to appear in court after being granted bail.
She said that granting an accused bail does not signifies the end of a matter, adding that an accused person should be going to court until the matter comes to conclusion.
“Any Accused person or persons that jumped bail in her court when apprehended will be in correctional centre until the conclusion of the matter,” she said.
The particulars of offence states that the accused on November 10, 2018, and November 13, 2018, at Kingtom Bridge conspired with other person unknown to defraud certain people including one John Thomas of the sum of Le5,000.