Ten accused persons have been remanded by Principal Magistrate Mark Ngegba on the 31st August, 2023 at the Pademba Road Magistrate Court No. 1 for the unlawful possession of Kush. The accused individuals, who hail from various locations such as Regent Road, Juba Hill, Peacock Farm, Waterloo Street, Kaningo, Grafton village, Gbagbayila, Hill Station, and Cashew Farm, are facing charges under Section 8 (a) of the National Drug Control Act No.10 of 2008.
With four separate files, Kumba Mansaray of Regent Road; Zainab Kamara of Regent Road; Ibrahim Sorie Bangura of Juba Hill; Magdalene Barrie of Peacock Farm; Kadiatu Conteh of Waterloo Street and Abu Bakar Sankoh on a separate file, are accused of unlawful possession of Kush contrary to Section 8 (a) of the National Drug Control Act No.10 of 2008.
Two accused persons, William Sawyer of Timaya Ground at Kaningo and Sulaiman Sesay of New Camp, Grafton village in Waterloo, who’re on two separate files also appeared in Court for unlawful possession of Kush.
Accused Thomas Sowa of Gbagbayila, Hill Station and John Nyakeh Amara of Cashew Farm in Jui are before the Court for unlawful possession of Kush and Cannabis Sativa contrary to Section 8(a) of the National Drug Control Act No.10 of 2008.
They were refused bail and remanded at the Pademba Road Correctional Centre in Freetown.
All the cases were adjourned to 1st September, 2023.