By Alieu Kondoh
Lamin Tarawally a youth leader of Kamabai Town Bombali District and three others were on Monday 27th July 2020 dragged to court before Magistrate Hannah Bonnie of court No1 for allegedly Killing his Aunty Kadiatu Yeamie Kargbo.
The accused persons Ishmael Koroma, Issa Alhaji Mansaray, Ernest Numeh Conteh and Lamin Tarawally made their first appearance in court and were arraigned on two counts charges of Conspiracy to commit murder contrary to Section 4 of the Offences Against the Persons Act 1861 and murder contrary to law.
The prosecution alleged that all the accused persons on Sunday 8th March 2020 at Kamabai Town Brima Chiefdom in the Bombali District conspired with other unknown persons to murder Kadiatu Yeamie Kargbo.
The police further alleged in count two that the accused persons on the same date and place unlawfully murdered Kadiatu Yeamie Kargbo. When the charges were read and explained to the accused in court, no plea was taken and no legal representation was made on their behalf.
The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Isatu Gbassay Fofanah intimated the court that her witnesses were absent and therefore could not proceed with the matter.
She requested for an adjournment to subpoena her witnesses.
Magistrate Bonnie however granted her application and remanded the accused and adjourned the matter to the 3rd of August 2020 for further hearing.