Three Sent to Jail for 21 Months by Magistrate Sellu-Tucker 

Violently Protesting on August 10…


By Abubakarr Harding

Three accused persons were, on the 17th November, 2022, sentenced by Magistrate Isata Susan Sellu-Tucker of Pademba Road Magistrate’s Court No.2 to twenty one (21) months imprisonment each.

The accused persons: John Koroma of No. 7 Stoco Road in Makeni; Mohamed Samura of Wilberforce Barracks; Ali Jalloh of 11 Abu Lane in Makeni and Charles Caulker of No. 26 Sahid Kamara Street in Makeni were before the Court to answer to two Counts of Riotous Conduct contrary to Section 12 (a) of the Public Order Act No. 46 of 1965 as repealed and replaced by Act No.15 of 1973; and Insulting Behaviour contrary to Section 3(1) of the Public Order Act No. 46 of 1965 as amended by Act No.15 of 1973.

The Particulars of Offence revealed that accused persons on Wednesday 10th August, 2022 at NP Parking ground area, Azzolini Highway, Makeni in Bombali Shebora Chiefdom in Bombali Judicial District in the North-East Region of the Republic of Sierra Leone behaved in a Riotous manner.

Magistrate Isata Susan Sellu-Tucker found them guilty and sentenced them accordingly, on Count one, accused persons were sentenced to 18 months and 3 months on Count Two. They were also ordered to pay a fine of four thousand Leones (new notes) each.






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