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CRIME AND PUNISHMENT For Alleged Sexual Penetration … Le 25m bail for Accused

07,Apr 2016
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Magistrate Albert Moody of the Freetown Magistrate Court No.2 on Thursday granted twenty five million Leones (25,000,000) bail to Idriss Dumbuya alias ‘Higher’ on the alleged sexual penetration matter.
The lawyer representing the accused, I. P Mammie made an application for bail to Magistrate Moody regarding his client, noting that “this is the third time we are appearing on this same issue; we have been coming all this while and my client is still in incarcerated,” Mammie averred

After looking through the file, Magistrate Moody granted the accused the sum of twenty five million Leones bail, two Surtees who must tender two passport size photos, a national identity card and must also be residents of the Freetown municipality.
The accused was charged with one count of sexual penetration contrary to section 19 of the Sexual Offences Act of 2012.
According to the particulars of offence before the court, Idriss Dumbuya alias Higher on Tuesday 3rd November 2015 at Taylor Street in Freetown did engage in an act of sexual penetration  of a child below the age of eighteen years (name withheld) to wit twelve years.
After Magistrate Albert Moody had granted the accused bail, he stood down the matter.
Inspector S. Conteh is the prosecuting officer.

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