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Yes, former President Ernest Bai Koroma has been arraigned before the Pademba Road Court in Freetown, facing a treason charge.

SLAJ iVerify has fact-checked a claim that is doing the rounds on social media that former President Ernest Bai Koroma has been arraigned at the Pademba Road Magistrate Court on a treason charge and found it to be true.

Claim

Former President Ernest Bai Koroma (2007–2018) makes his first appearance in court, facing a treason charge following the failed attempted coup in the country on November 26.

Rating Justification

SLAJ iVerify has factchecked a claim that is doing rounds on social media that Former President Koroma has been arraigned before the Pademba Road Magistrate Court in Freetown and found it to be true.

To arrive at the above conclusion, SLAJ iVerify fact-checker visited the Pademba Road Court where the Former President was arraigned.

Evidence and References

SLAJ iVerify fact-checker visited the Pademba Road Court in Freetown.