The Sierra Leone Legal Aid Board secured discharges for three accused persons who were standing trial at the Ross Road High Court on Tuesday, July 26. The accused persons were charged with very serious offences ranging from manslaughter to robbery with violence and wounding with intent.
One of the accused, Sorie Sesay was charged with Manslaughter and had been in detention, most of the time on remand, since he was arrested on 13 June 2015 and taken to the Kissy Mess Mess Police Station for allegedly murdering one Ismael Turay of Wellington. The case against him was committed to the High Court in January 2016 where he made eleven appearances before his discharge.
Mohamed Conteh was charged with robbery with violence and had been on remand since his arrest in July 2015. He is [...]