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Yes, Alhaji Amadu Lamrana Bah (LAJ) voluntarily handed himself to security forces on Monday following Sunday’s prison break.

SLAJ iVerify has fact-checked claims making rounds on social media that popular Sierra Leonean hip-hop musician and leader of the Red Flag Movement (RFM) LAJ has voluntarily handed himself to prison authorities at Pademba Road Correctional Centre, following Sunday’s prison break.

Our verification finds the above claim to be true as the rapper indeed surrendered himself to prison officers in the evening hours of Monday 27th November 2023.

Claim

LAJ has handed himself to the police after leaving the Prison Premises in a breakage following sustained gunfire at a major military armoury at Wilberforce.

Rating Justification

SLAJ iVerify has Fact- checked claims-making around that Sierra Leone musician and leader of the Red Flag Movement (RFM) has voluntarily handed himself to prison authorities at Pademba Road Correctional Center in the evening hours of Monday 27th November 2023 following Sunday’s grand prison break that led to the escape of over 1,800 innmates.

The Head of Media, Sierra Leone Police, Inspector/Superintendent Brima Kamara confirmed same to iVerity.

Evidence and References

Head of Media, Sierra Leone Police, Inspector/Superintendent Brima Kamara