27-Year-Old Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

Appeal Judge Hon. Justice John Bosco Allieu has sentenced 27-year-old Bernadette Yeama Solomon on 18th November,2021 to life imprisonment for killing 4-year-old Princess Kallon who was in her care. It comes after a 12-member jury unanimously returned a guilty verdict in respect of a one count indictment of murder.The State alleged that Solomon on Christmas Day of 2020 at Waterloo Village, murdered Princess Kallon.

 

State Prosecutor, Alberta Kargbo led a total of eight witnesses including Christopher Kallon, who was boyfriend to the convict and an elder brother to the deceased.

The eight Prosecution Witness, Dr. Simeon Owizz Koroma, the Pathologist who conducted an autopsy examination on the corpse, disclosed that the child died from injuries not synonymous to motorbike or vehicle accident as the convict had claimed.

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He concluded that the deceased died from physical assault that falls under child abuse. Solomon, in her defence, relied on her voluntary caution statement made to the police and called a witness.

 

 

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