Judge Yamie Gbeisay of Criminal Court C is threatening to dismiss charges against the former Central Bank of Liberia governor, Milton Weeks, after prosecutors asked for a second delay in the trial.
Built in remote places with no presence of county authorities and law enforcement officers and plagued by crimes, including prostitution, and illegal drug smuggling, many artisanal mines in River Cess run quasi governments to maintain law and order.
The Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency has arrested a man who was allegedly trafficking 30kg of marijuana valued at over L$400,000 (US$2,020).
The editor of FrontPage Africa Rodney Sieh and the management of OK FM have both apologized to an associate justice of the Supreme Court for their recent publications that accused him of breaking traffic laws.
Judge Yamie Gbeisay has dropped criminal charges against Charles Sirleaf and three other former Central Bank of Liberia officials in the ongoing L$16 billion saga. Former bank governor Milton Weeks will now be tried alone.
Residents of Nagbe’s Town in Paynesville are noticing an uptick in break-ins and armed robbery within their community after the police inspector general, Patrick Sudue, launched a feeding program for substance abusers and petty criminals commonly known as ‘zogos.’
Courts around the country are reopening for the May term, and Judge Karboi Nuta has told prosecutors and defense lawyers that he expects the justice system to play its role during the COVID-19 pandemic. He announced that the court would begin working on releasing pre-trial detainees who had stayed in jail for more than two court terms without trial.
The Liberian government has not yet charged the acting chairman of the Council of Patriots, Menipakei Dumoe, after he was arrested on Tuesday for a comment he wrote on Facebook.