The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on 27 March 2019, indicted Christian Harold Abioseh Pratt, Director of Surveys and Lands at the Ministry of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment for alleged Abuse of Office contrary to Section 42(1) of the Anti-Corruption Act No.12 of 2008.
Pratt was indicted for using his office to Improperly Confer an Advantage to a non-deserving person. According to the ACC, Pratt allegedly used his office to provide Martin Torto with State land documents some time between the 1 July 2017 and the 18 July 2017. Pratt supposedly instructed Abu Bakarr Magid-Sesay to prepare an illegal report giving interest in State land to Torto alias Junior Bio.
Pratt is expected to make his first appearance at the High Court of Sierra Leone on 10th April 2019.