BREAKING: APC Honourable Emmanuel Saidu Conteh Granted Bail
The Honourable Member of Parliament for constituency 129, Emmanuel Saidu Conteh who was arrested for illegal importation of arms and ammunition has been granted bail.
Sierraloaded learnt that Emmanuel Saidu Conteh was granted bail today, August 2, 2021 by a Magistrate court in Freetown.
Honorable Emmanuel Saidu Conteh, and three others are facing trial for illegal importation of arms and ammunition.
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According to the Police, Nabieu Unisa Raymond Bangura, Honorable Emmanuel Saidu Conteh, and Sheriff Jalloh on a date between Thursday 22nd April and Friday 2nd July 2021 and with intent to commit a felony, conspired together with other persons unknown to commit a felony to wit, illegal importation of arms and ammunitions.
Police also alleged the aforementioned accused persons were found in possession of the arms and ammunitions without valid license, among others.
Police slammed four counts charges of conspiracy to commit a felony, to wit, illegal importation of arms and ammunitions contrary to law, illegal importation of arms and ammunition contrary to Section 18(1) of the Arms and Ammunitions Act No. 9 of 2012, unlawful possession of arms and ammunition contrary to Section 11(1) of the Arms and Ammunition Act No. 9 of 2012, and other.