Dr. Sylvia Blyden Lectures Dr. Priscilla Schwartz on the Law in Sierra Leone
It was a sight to behold at the Freetown magistrate court No.1 when popular Sierra Leone female presidential aspirant and leading Journalist Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden, lectured the country’s Minister of Justice and Attorney-general Dr. Priscilla Schwartz, on key aspects of the Laws of Criminal Libel.
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It was on one of those four counts that Dr. Blyden lectured the country’s Attorney General on the Law.
To this point, Dr. Blyden Quoted section 105 and 112 of the criminal procedure Act of Sierra Leone to buttress that she can point out a defective charge “at any stage of the court proceedings” but the magistrate refused to give Dr. Blyden a second bite argument.
So it is no w in evidence that since May 1st 2020 on to May 15th 2020, the only people who had been in 24hours full possession of Dr. Blyden’s residence was the Sierra Leone police.
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In an open letter to the government and people of Sierra Leone, Dr. Blyden's mother, Mrs. Sylvia Editha Jolliminah Blyden - a dual Sierra Leone and British Citizen living in the United Kingdom, appealed for her daughter's release, according to Awareness Times, a newspaper published by Dr. Blyden:
"My daughter has been held in rather deplorable conditions which are highly detrimental to her health.