AIG Memuna In Trouble


  • Suspended
  • I0 Charges
  • All Police Properties Retrieved

Assistant Inspector General of Police, Mrs. Memunatu Borah Conteh Jalloh, the popular but highly controversial crime buster who brought terror to cliques and gangs in the east end of the city as divisional head at Kissy and Ross Road divisions during the best part of this decade when the All People’s Congress (APC) was in power is in trouble deep.

A memo to AIG Memuna from the Director of Professional Standards and Religious Affairs at Police headquarters in Freetown dated 25th January, 2019 stated that she has been suspended with immediate effect.

The memo reads: In accordance with Regulation 23(1) and (2) of the Police Disciplinary Regulation 2001, you are hereby suspended from duty with immediate effect in order to facilitate and impartial and timely investigation of the under-mentioned offenses by the Complaints, Discipline and Internal Investigation Department (CDIID) at Police headquarters and Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

  1. Insubordination – Contrary to Paragraph 9, Rule 1.
  2. Disobedience of lawful orders given by superior officer in rank orally, in writing and signals – Contrary to Paragraph 9, Rule 2.
  3. Disrespect in words, act or demeanor to superior in rank – Paragraph 9, Rule 5.
  4. Use of abusive or insulting language to, or assaulting or quarrelling with any member of the force – Paragraph 9, Rule 4.
  5. Making any frivolous or vexatious complaint – Paragraph 9, Rule 34.
  6. Communicating to any unauthorized person matters connected with the Force, matters with the force without leave from superior officer under which she was serving – Paragraph 9, Rule 34.
  7. Maligning or feigning sickness – Paragraph 9, Rule 36.
  8. Failing to comply with a Standing Order issued by the Inspector General – Paragraph 9, Rule 34.
  9. Conduct to the prejudice of good order and discipline – Paragraph 9, Rule 47.
  10. Conduct leading to the commission of a felony or behavior; to wit murder and perversion of justice, contrary to law (Common Law offense).

The memo suspending AIG Memuna until the outcome of the investigation also states that the Deputy Inspector General is to ensure proper handing over and should retrieve all police property including ID card, other badges of identification and vehicle from her.

And that she should report to the Director of Professional Standards on Monday, 28th January, 2019 at 9AM till the end of the investigation.

By copy of the memo, the Director of Human Resource Management is also instructed to regularize the records.

The memo is signed by AIG Samuel K. Tarawally on behalf of the Inspector General.