20yrs old Osman Samuel Lahai made his first appearance before Magistrate Peter Gogra of Pademba road court No.6 in Freetown on one count charge to wit Fraudulent conversion Contrary to Section 20 (1) (iv) (a) of the Larceny Act 1916.

According to the particulars of offence on Saturday 27th August 2022 along Lumley beach the western area in Freetown Fraudulently converted to his own use or benefit certain property that is to say one Iphone11 mobile phone valued nine million Leones (9,000,000) entrusted to him by Aiah Jacob Lebbie for the purpose of safe keeping.

The charges were read and explained to the accused person and No plea was taken.

However, Magistrate Gogra refused bail and sent the accused person to the male correctional center in Freetown. The matter was adjourned to the 14th September 2022 for further hearing.

Inspector Musu Edna Kpulun is prosecuting the matter.