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LE 74 Million BRIBE TO KILL CORRUPTION CASE: 5 CIVIL SOCEITY MEMBERS SENTENCED IN BO

BY PAT KAWA IN BO

Five Civil Society members who were on corruption trial at the Bo High Court presided over Justice Kekura Bangura were on Friday 13th October 2017 found guilty and sentence to eight years in Jail.

According to the particulars of offence, Prince Moigona Emmanuel Nallo of the Defense for children International, Prince Kallon of the Human Rights Youth Coalition, Nyakeh Tommy Demawa, Bockarie S. Mattia,  finance officer of the Anglican Diocese of Bo and Amos Gbonda were all charged with the offence of conspiracy under the ACC Act, section (1) 28 of 2008.

Court record states that each of the accused persons was sentenced to eight years in prison on count one (1) and on count two (2) PW 1. Prince Moigona, Emmanuel Nallo were charged with peddling influence contrary to section 31 (3) of the ACC Act of 2008. Emmanuel Nallo is to spend six years in Jail and refund Le74 Million. It would be recalled that sometime this year, the accused persons allegedly received money to the tune of Le 74 Million from Bishop Emmanuel Tucker of the Anglican Diocese of Bo under the pretext that they have contacts at the Anti Corruption Commission and will help the Bishop to ‘’kill the corruption case that Bishop  was been investigated.

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