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 situation, the leadership of the Judiciary of Sierra Leone has directed that effectively immediately, the Justice of the Peace (JP’s) Court be activated to look into all minor matters outside Preliminary Investigations (PI’s).

Additionally, the Resident Magistrate in Bo, His Worship Mr. George Edwin has been assigned to commence Court sittings in Pujehun starting on Monday 15th January, 2024 which will last for at least a week to deal with Preliminary Investigations. He will return to Pujehun not more than seven (7) days later to continue with them, until the substantive Magistrate returns, OR another Magistrate is deployed to the District.

The public is assured of the Judiciary’s interest in seeing the requirements of the justice sector are met and satisfied.

For more information, contact the Judiciary Communications on +23278224739/76617548/79101086 or follow us on www.judiciary.gov.sl or follow us on all our social media platforms.

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