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Pharmacist murder… Prosecution closes case

The lead prosecuting Counsel, Oladipo Robin-Mason, in the alleged murder preliminary investigation of Adeyemei Patrick Justin Johnson, has finally closed his case before Magistrate Komba Kamanda of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.2.
All the accused were present in the dock as Counsel Robin-Mason applied through the bench for the close of his case r as they have brought several witnesses including the Government Pathologist in trying to build their case against all the accused .
Defence Counsel, Emmanuel Saffa Abdulai, representing the Alakeh Olive Johnson and Umarr Masid, first and second accused respectively, was absent and Magistrate Kamanda stood down the matter and then asked them to send their relatives to go and look for their lawyer for him to inform the court about his next line of action.
The matter was adjourned for 30 minutes, while Counsel Robin-Mason waited patiently. When the matter was recalled, the defense counsel was still not around and on that note, Robbin-Mason asked through the bench for the matter to be adjourned to Tuesday 26th March 2013, and his application was granted by the Magistrate.
In another development, Sergeant A.M Jah, prosecutor in the alleged murder of a journalist, Joseph Ibrahim Foday, by Tunde Williams at Bush Water, Grafton in June 2011, yesterday closed his case on the side of the prosecution as promised in the last sitting before Magistrate Komba Kamanda at the Freetown Magistrate Court No.2.
Counsel A.K. Musa, representing the accused Tunde Williams, asked for a date through the bench for him to prepare his written submission on the law, so that he can address the Court accordingly.
The matter was adjourned to Monday 25th January 2013.

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