By Mabinty M. Kamara
The former President on the 3rd of January 2024 appeared at the Pademba Road magistrate court in Freetown to answer to four count charges including Treason in relation to the November 26 attempted coup in Sierra Leone.
To verify this claim, SLAJ/NDI SuperNewsRoom fact-checkers contacted court officials and colleagues in the courtroom.
A verified press release from the Ministry of Communication confirmed the claim.
It is confirmed that the former two-term president of Sierra Leone is currently undergoing treason trial among other charges in relation to his alleged involvement in the November 2023 attempted Coup in Sierra Leone. He is currently on bail.
This Fact Check is a product of the SLAJ/NDI SuperNewsRoom on Combating Disinformation in Sierra Leone’s 2023 electoral cycle. The project is supported by Global Affairs Canada
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