Monday, 13th November 2023, 18-year-old Adamsay Kalokoh found herself in the Intensive Care Unit at the Emergency Hospital in Freetown. The cause? A severe human bite inflicted on her fourth finger by her co-tenant, Hawa Kamara, who is now the prime suspect in a criminal investigation.

The dispute, rooted in neighborhood gossip, escalated to a violent confrontation, leaving Kalokoh with serious injuries. The altercation prompted a swift response from the Tombo Police Station, preventing potential revenge attacks on Kamara by the victim’s enraged relatives.

Police personnel acted promptly to control the situation, ensuring Kamara’s safety by relocating her to police custody. The incident has ignited concerns within the community, shedding light on the consequences of unchecked rumors and the potential for violence in their wake.

Neighbors, shaken by the unexpected outbreak of violence, emphasized the need for community members to address disputes through peaceful means rather than resorting to physical altercations.