2022

ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION OF SIERRA LEONE

An independent institution established for the prevention, investigation, prosecution and punishment of corruption, corrupt practices and to provide for other related matters. 

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ACC SECURES CONVICTION AGAINST FODAY SULAIMAN BANGURA FOR EXAMINATION MALPRACTICES

PRESS RELEASE

 The High Court of Sierra Leone Holden at Makeni presided over by the HONOURABLE JUSTICE UNISA KAMARA has on 13th July 2022, convicted and sentenced FODAY SULAIMAN BANGURA, a Private Security Guard of the Lion Rock Security Agency, and of 16 Maguidi Street, Makeni, to pay a fine of FIFTY MILLION LEONES, i.e. FIFTY THOUSAND LEONES (new leone) or serve FIVE YEARS imprisonment following his conviction on ONE COUNT of corruption offence.    FODAY SULAIMAN BANGURA was convicted on the count of Engaging in Academic Malpractice, contrary to Section 128 (3), of the Anti-Corruption Act No. 12 of 2008 as amended by the Anti-Corruption Act No. 9 of 2019.

FODAY SULAIMAN BANGURA was indicted by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on TWO COUNTS of Conspiracy to Commit a Corruption Offence, contrary to Section 128 (1), and Engaging in Academic Malpractice, contrary to Section 128 (3), of the Anti-Corruption Act No. 12 of 2008 as amended by the Anti-Corruption Act No. 9 of 2019.

  

On the 27th November, 2020, FODAY S. BANGURA, at Makeni, conspired with other persons unknown to commit academic malpractice to wit: by impersonating one ABU BAKARR SANKOH, and writing the Business Management paper for the said ABU BAKARR SANKOH during the November/December 2020 private West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) conducted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC) Sierra Leone. ABU BAKARR SANKOH remains at large and WANTED.

The ACC was represented by Timothy P.M. Sowa Esq.

 

The Commission wishes to reassure the general public of its firm resolve to curbing corruption at all levels in Sierra Leone.

 

For further enquiries on this and other ACC matters, please contact SYLVANUS BLAKE, Assistant Public Relations Officer on +232-78-83-21-31 or via email info@anticorruption.gov.sl.

 

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ABUBAKARR TURAY

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, PUBLIC EDUCATION AND OUTREACH