Ebola: Sierra Leone makes harbouring Ebola victims a crime

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 23rd, 2014

By Yakubu Salisu
Freetown – Sierra Leone’s parliament has made the harbouring of Ebola victims a crime drawing a two-year prison sentence in an
attempt to stop the spread of the deadly virus, the justice minister said on Saturday.
“The amendment is needed at this time taking into account the fact that when the 1960 ordinance was drafted and passed into law, a disease such as Ebola did not exist,” Justice Minister Frank kargbo said.

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