BY Feima Sesay.
Gershon Compagnie Coker, Operations Manager Con and Sil Security Services, on Lightfoot Boston Street, Freetown was yesterday sent to Pademba Road Correctional Services (prison) by Magistrate Bonnie of the Pademba Road Court No1 for chopping thirteen million Leones meant for the company.
The accused, Coker was on the dock on one count charge of embezzlement contrary to Section 17 (b) of the Larceny Act 1916.
According to the indictment, it was alleged that the accused Gershon Compagnie Coker, on a date between the 31st January, and the 31st May, 2020, at Klynveld Peal Marwick Goerdeler office (KPMG), along Siaka Stevens/Pultney Street in Freetown received the sum of Thirteen Million Leones on behalf of the Con and Sil Security Services.
The accused was not represented by any lawyer; and was refused bail and remanded in custody until Thursday 23rd July, 2020.
Police prosecutor, Assistant Superintendent of Police, (ASP), Ibrahim Sheik Mansaray prosecuted case.