Judiciary of Sierra Leone Communications, House of Parliament, 8th February, 2024: The House of Parliament has unanimously approved the newly appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Hon. Abdulai Masiyambay Bangurah. His Lordship designate, on the 6th February, 2024 appeared before the Committee on Appointments
Chief Justice’s Chambers, Law Courts Building, Siaka Stevens Street Freetown, 31st January 2024: Sierra Leone’s Acting Chief Justice, His Lordship Hon. Justice Nicholas C. Browne-Marke has received an expert delegation from the Dutch Document Investigation Unit of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Ministry of Justice and Security based in the
The High Court ‘call over’ of cases is for the purpose of the Presiding Judge taking the pleas of all accused persons committed for trial by Magistrates’ Courts, and those whose indictments were preferred with the consent in writing of a Judge. Where an accused person has pleaded guilty to any offence, the Presiding Judge is entitled to proceed to sentencing. Where there been a not guilty plea, the Presiding Judge has adjourned the trial to a specific date when the case will come up before a Judge to whom the case will be assigned.
Judiciary of Sierra Leone Communications, Main Law Courts Building Freetown, 17th January 2024: The High Court has today varied the bail conditions of former President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma (Accused/Applicant) to allow him travel out of the jurisdiction to seek medical attention. The decision follows an application made before the
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 10th January, 2024: The Judiciary of Sierra Leone wishes to inform the general public that the resident Magistrate transferred from Kenema to Pujehun, His Worship Magistrate Abdul Carew is currently sick and seeking medical attention in the United States of America. As an immediate remedy to the
Pademba Road Court No.7, 10th January, 2024: Magistrate Wilbri H.M.John has today remanded Henry Kamara at the Pademba Road Correctional Centre after pleading guilty to two counts of Larceny contrary to Section 2 of the Larceny Act, 1916 and Malicious Damage contrary to Section 51 of the Malicious Damage Act,
The Court of Appeal presided over by Hon. Justice Fatmatta Bintu Alhadi, has just dismissed the 7 grounds of Appeal by the former President, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma against the judge-led Commission of Inquiry. The Court of Appeal Judges, Hon. Justice Fatmatta Bintu Alhadi, Hon. Justice Komba Kamanda and Hon.
Main Law Courts Building in Freetown, 12th December 2023: The Court of Appeal has ordered the immediate arrest of former presidential candidate of the All Peoples Congress (APC), Dr. Samura M.W. Kamara and ordered the Undersheriff to hand him over to the Anti-Corruption Commission for investigation over his involvement in
Main Law Courts Building, Freetown, 19th September, 2023: High Court Judge, Honourable Justice Adrian Jocelyn Fisher has sentenced Fatmata Kamara, for throwing her newborn baby in a pit toilet. Fatmata Kamara is accused of Murder contrary to Law, she pleaded not guilty. The particulars of offence revealed that on the