Officers at the Yarpah Town Police depot in River Cess have charged a 43-year-old man with aggravated assault for hacking his friend. Moses Garway allegedly committed the crime when a fist fight ensued between him and the victim, David Joe, over ownership of an oil palm tree.
Criminal Court C Judge Nancy Sammie has dropped charges against Crane Currency for its role in printing excess Liberian dollar banknotes in 2016 and 2017. The judge’s decision followed the government’s application to dismiss the case based on the lack of sufficient evidence to prosecute the company.
The Liberia National Police and authorities of the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection have rescued 29 children who were taken to a church for deliverance after being accused of practicing witchcraft.
A Lofa man believed to be in his thirties has been charged and forwarded to court for allegedly having sexual intercourse with a sheep.
Police in Lofa have launched a search for Josephine Akoi, a 46-year-old woman who allegedly attempted killing her husband, William Esiah, on Sunday in Zenalormai, Voinjama District.
Judge Cianeh Clinton Johnson has transferred the murder trial of Oliver Dillon from Criminal Court B to Margibi. Dillon is a brother of Montserrado’s Senator Darius Dillon and was coordinator of decentralization at the Ministry of Transport prior to his indictment in April 2019.
Judge Roosevelt Willie of Criminal Court A has denied the government’s motion to hold Rep. Yekeh Kolubah of Montserrado’s 10th district in contempt for allegedly traveling Ghana to solicit funds for a planned Dec. 30 protest in Monrovia by the Council of Patriots.
Police in Margibi are investigating the circumstances surrounding the attempted suicide of a 46-year-old man who reportedly threw himself off the roof of a local guest house in Kakata.