Liberia’s Inspector General of Police Col. Gregory Coleman has renewed vow to pursue hardened criminals, particularly armed robbers, while re-affirming thepolice’s readiness to work with all stakeholders for a peaceful presidential and representative elections in October.
January 10, at about 3:00a.m. was a horrifying moment for the chairman emeritus of ex-president Charles Ghankay Taylor’s former ruling National Patriotic Party (NPP)Chief Cyril Allen when a group of armed men barricaded his residence in Sand Beach Community, Duazon, along the Roberts International Airport highway in Margibi County.
Police in Monrovia have charged a 19 - year - old woman Decontee Garley with murder, having allegedly admitted to investigators that she served her eight - month - old son Devine Moore with “dangerous liquid substance” that resulted to his death in December.
The October elections are expected to produce many surprises as representative aspirants fight to unseat incumbent lawmakers who they claim have measurably failed to bring development to their constituents that elected them.
Authorities of Grand Gedeh County in southeast Liberia, including ordinary citizens are unease over repeated news of the presence of Burkinabees in the county’s forest, carrying out farming activities.
Monrovia and its environs have been besieged by wave of armed robbery attacks in recent times with series of incidents in January alone characterized by massive looting of victim’s valuables, cash and injuring some, having killed a forex bureau operator on 9th Street, Sinkor ending of 2016.
Plingloh E. Munyeneh, Organizing Chair of SEAT
The organizing chairman of a local group, South Eastern Alliance for Transformation (SEAT)Plingloh E. Munyeneh is calling on Liberians to adopt a spirit of hope and optimism for 2017.
The Monrovia City Corporation and the Paynesville City Corporation have embarked on a campaign, calling on the public not to buy from street hawkers, particularly kids.
Opposition presidential aspirant Mr. Benoni Urey is accusing the Liberian Government of allegedly undermining oppositions here; making claims that “government wants to stop every opportunity that will bring the opposition together”.
The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Julia DucannCassell, has urged parents to take their children off the street, saying children are not bread winners for the family.