An accused person Demba Turay alias Sugai aged 19 has been commited to high court when he made his last appearance in the Magistrate court no. 1 before the presiding magistrate George Edwin on one count charge of sexual penetration of a child contrary to section 19 of the sexual offences Act no. 12 of 2012. According to the prosecutor police constable 13575 Fatmata Sillah from the legal justice and support department of the Kenema police division, Demba Turay on Wednesday 9th October 2019 at Topendo street Kenema, engaged in an Act of sexual penetration with a girl under the age of 18 to wit 7 years. She explained that the victim and her sister were sent by one of their parent, while on their way the perpetrator called them but the elder sister ran away leaving the victim behind, and the perpetrator had to drag the victim to his room and sexually abused her. The incident was reported to the police and the accused was arrested and taken to the police for investigation.
By: Saffa B. Moriba in Kenema