After the First Lady, H.E Fatima Jabbie Bio officially launched the Hands off Girls Campaign in Kono, sexual penetration has started surfacing it ugly face in the district.
Police at the Motema Police Divsional Headquarters in the Nimikoro Chiefdom Kono district have investgated and charged to the Sefadu Magistrate court a 55 year old Man (Bai Koroma) for allegedly penetrating a 6 year old girl contrary to section 19 of the sexual offences Act 12 of 2012.
According to the particulars of the offence, the accuse Bai Koroma sometimes in last month at Masabendu village in Sandor Chiefdom Kono district allegedly penetrated the said 6 year’s old girl name withheld. The accuse, on Monday 4th November 2019 made his first appearance at the aforesaid court and the matter was adjourned to the 8th November 2019. The matter was prosecuted by Police Sgt. Patrick Kabbia 9407.
Meanwhile, unconfirmed information revealed that the reported sexual penetration matter was initially compromised by the accuse Bai Koroma and certain individuals at the Masabendu village when the girl was taken to a herbalist for medication, but due to the profuse bleeding that was noticed on her, the matter was later reported to the Motema police station for police investigation. In a similar development, an accuse Alie Alpha has been arraigned before the Sefadu Magistrate court for sexual penetration contrary to section 19 of the sexual offences Act # 12 of 2012.
Police sources say, the alleged sexual penetration on an unknown date between September and October 2019 took place at Bassama village in Kono district. The matter which was adjourned to the 8th November 2019 was prosecuted by Police Sgt. 9407 Patrick Kabbia.