Defence Witness (DW) 5, Naval Officer and 2nd in Command at the Maritime Wing Base at Murray Town, Lt. Commander S. A. Kamara told the court martial that he was surprised over the arrest and detention of 2nd Accused, DW4 Warrant Officer 18164277 Frederick Wallace Johnson, for munity.
DW5 made this statement on 23rd January, 2015 at the on-going court martial involving 13 military personnel standing trial for alleged mutiny against the state presided by Judge Advocate Otto During.
At the Military Headquarters in Freetown where the court martial seats, DW5 told the court that he was the Commanding Officer at the Maritime Wing at Government Wharf from 2012 to 2015 when he was posted to the Murray Town Maritime Base.
He noted that the accused worked directly under his supervision [...]