Judiciary of Sierra Leone Communications, Bakeloko Chiefdom, Port Loko Town in North-West Region, 4th February 2022: As the Judicial Week ends today with an overwhelming success across the country, the Resident High Court Judge of Port Loko District covering Kambia District, Hon. Justice Abdul Sheriff, has granted bail to 35 accused persons who were incarcerated for various offences.
A total of 39 were in detention and refused bail by the four Magistrates’ Courts in the region. After a careful review of their bail conditions, they have been released on bail.
During this Judicial Week, a total of 1,013 inmates were given the opportunity to have their incarcerations reviewed in Prison Courts holden outside the Correctional facilities with those without indictments been given opportunity for their cases to be dealt with expeditiously or as the justice of case may require.
With support from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Judicial Week was financed by the Government of Sierra Leone.
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