ACC detains 11 B.S.L workers

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The bail condition further stated that sureties must surrender their passports and driving licenses and bail was approved by the deputy assistant master and registrar of the court.

On Wednesday 13 September 2017, all accused persons were rearranged before Magistrate Albert Moody and the charges preferred against them were discharged, before they were rearrested by the Anti Corruption Commission and detained at the Criminal Investigation Department headquarters on Pademba road in Freetown.

The eleven workers of the Bank of Sierra Leone were alleged to have conspired with other persons unknown to defraud the government of Sierra Leone of it much needed revenue also facilitated the unofficial movement of huge million of leones and foreign currencies, like united state dollars and British pounds sterling.

They were also alleged to have facilitated the unofficial movement of foreign currencies, hundreds of millions of leones from the Bank of Sierra Leone to private hands by making false representation at the said bank, as it was engaged in it normal auction exercise, knowing to be false.

The commission is now in full control of conducting an investigation into the alleged offences committed, after which the commission is expected to prepare fresh charges against all suspects in it custody for subsequent court action.