Magistrate Peter Brima Gogra of  the Pademba Road Court No.6 in Freetown has demanded a thirty-year-old Mohamed Momoh Lahai for stealing a tricycle. 

The was arraigned before the Court for fraudulent conversion contrary to Section 20 (1) (iv) (a) of the Larceny Act 1916.

According to the particulars of the offence, the accused on Thursday, 9 March 2023; at Tree Planting, in Freetown, fraudulently converted to his use or benefit one tricycle with registration number ATU 245; valued at nine hundred and fifty Leones (Le950), entrusted to him by Baba Galit Brima for safekeeping.

The charge was read and explained to the accused person and no plea was taken.

The prosecutor, Inspector Musu Edna Kpulun, informed the Bench that her witness was absent and sought a short adjournment date.

The accused person was unrepresented by a legal representative.

Meanwhile, Magistrate Gogra refused bail and sent the accused person to the Male Correctional Centre in Freetown and adjourned the matter to the 31st March 2023 for further hearing.