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Sierra Leonean national faces deportation

Jul 2, 2014, 10:14 AM | Article By: Isatou Senghore-Njie

Magistrate Bojang of the Kanifing magistrates’ court has ordered the deportation of one James Kanu, a Sierra Leonean, upon completion of his sentences.

James Kanu was found guilty by the court on three counts of breaking into a building, stealing after previous conviction and stealing.

On count one James Kanu was sentenced to two years in prison, on count two to two years in prison and on count three to one year in prison.

The court also ordered deportation after completing his sentences.

The charge sheet in count one stated that, on 19 November 2013 at Redeemed Christian Church of God at Pipeline in the Kanifing Municipality, he broke into the church office and stole items such as laptops, a digital projector, laptop bag, a Gamcel internet stick, one rlg mobile phone, a flash drive, a phone battery, pair of slippers and D9,180 cash.

Count two stated that on 28 August 2009, 1 January 2010 and 29 January 2013, he was convicted at the Kanifing magistrates’ court and Bundung magistrates’ court.

Count three stated that he stole the said items and cash from the church.