Anti-Corruption Commission has indicted nine persons in the High Court of Sierra Leone on various corruption offences.
Emmanuel Showers and Thailu Kallon, employees of the Electricity Distribution and Supply Authority in Bo are indicted on one count charge each of unlawfully causing electronic machine to perform a function directly resulting in loss of public revenue, one count each for soliciting an advantage contrary to section 28(2) of the Anti-Corruption Act.
Saidu Bobson Kamara and Bundu Conteh, employees of the Catholic Relief Service in Makeni, are indicted on one count each of conspiracy to commit a corruption offence.
Joko C.R. Venn, Principal of Russell Technical Secondary School and Ahmed Bangura, an employee of the Freetown City Council, are indicted each on one count of abuse of office contrary to section 42(1) of the Anti-Corruption Act.
Abu Bakarr M. Kamara is indicted on one count of impersonation contrary to section 76 of the Anti-Corruption Act.
Mohamed Osman Sesay and Dennis Jones, are indicted on one count each of conspiracy to commit a corrupt offence contrary to section 128 (1) and seven counts each of deceiving a principal contrary to section 40 (3) of the Anti-Corruption Act.
Mohamed Osman Sesay has already made his first appearance before Justice Miatta Samba of the High Court in Freetown, while co-accused Dennis Jones is still at large.
The ACC reassures the public of its continued commitment to the fight against corruption at all times.