Joseph Sovula, Son of the Inspector General of Police, and eleven others working at the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) have been arrested and currently detained at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for allegedly fraudulently printing motor drivers’ licenses.

The arrest and detained suspects are attached to the Management Information System (MIS) Department. Our source at the CID has told this press that one Umar who is not an employee of SLRSA has direct access to SLRSA password used to print motor drivers’ licenses and other facilities at the MIS Department. He was also arrested and detained at the CID.

It is allegedly that they have printed thousands of licenses sold at the cost of Three Hundred Thousand Leones to the public. Sources at the Finance Department also intimidated to this medium that the Authority has lost Hundreds of Millions of Leones as a result of the fraudulent printing exercise of Motor Drivers’ Licenses.

It is also reported that this syndicate commenced during the administration of former minister Panda Noah to Ibrahim Sannoh to date. The current Deputy Executive Director reportedly unearthed the deal.

Standard Times Newspaper reports that, the matter is currently under investigation. It is expected that more heads to roll, according to information gathered. This medium is following development both at the SLRSA and CID to update the general public.