The Campaign for Human Rights and Development International (CHRDI), on Thursday 20th October 2022, has condemned the violent murder of Ms. Sinnah Kai-Kargbo, allegedly by her former boss at Skye Bank.
The Executive Director of CHRDI, Mr Fatoma has also called on the Sierra Leone Police to ensure that justice is dispensed speedily. He further stated by calling on the security sector, the Director of Public Prosecution and Judges to ensure that the rule of law still prevails and justice is dispensed speedily in the country. He heightened that transparency, fairness and due process must be paramount in the investigation and prosecution of cases in the country.
“This will be the benefit of the state as it will show the international community that the Sierra Leone justice system can be depended on and is working.” Said Director of CHRDI, adding that there are huge number of human rights abuses in the country. He stated further that there haven’t been many investigations that are independent and effective in the country. He continued that independent media and journalists are being threatened and the law is being used to hurt press freedom.
“We are very worried about the high number of killings and violations of human rights that are happening all over the country,” said Mr. A.M.Fatoma, stating further that it is good for the government of Sierra Leone to do something about these repeated crimes