Sheiku Daramy, a military officer attached to the Benguema Military Barracks and one Mohamed Wurrie, a civilian, were yesterday remanded at the Male Correction Centre on Pademba Road for allegedly assaulting one Abu-Bakarr Jalloh.
The accused persons were before the Freetown Magistrates’ Court No.1 presided over by Magistrate Dr. Abou Bhakarr Binneh-Kamara on two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and malicious damage contrary to law.
According to the particulars of offence, the accused on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at Waterloo, assaulted the complainant in a manner to do him harm.
The particulars continue that the accused on the same date and place damaged two vehicle wind screens and doors worth one million four hundred thousand Leones, properties of to the complainant.
Police prosecution, Assistant Superintendent, Samuel Kamara, informed the Bench that his witnesses were absent and pleaded with the magistrate to grant him an adjournment.
He however objected to bail for the accused persons, stating that the allegations against the accused persons were serious, and that the 1st accused person (Sheiku Daramy ) is an officer and should not take the law in to his own hands.
Dr. Binneh-Kamara refused the accused persons bail and adjourned the matter to Thursday February 9, 2017, for the prosecution to open their case.