Former Defense Minister Brownie Samukai and two others have pleaded not guilty to charges of economic sabotage, money laundering, criminal facilitation, and criminal conspiracy related to their management of a pension fund for the Armed Forces of Liberia.
Judge Roosevelt Willie of Criminal Court A has, in a rather unexpected ruling, denied a request filed by lawyers representing Rep. Yekeh Kolubah of Montserrado’s tenth district to grant the lawmaker medical leave to travel to Ghana.
A 42-year-old man in River Gee is reportedly on the run after allegedly raping a two-year-old minor on February 3.
The remains of an 11-year-old rape victim in Nimba has been turned over to her family for burial after the government has failed to pay more than US$10,000 in fees owed to a Saclepea funeral home.
In the wake of the murder of the German national in Grand Bassa by armed robbers, the Liberian National Police has come under pressure to take concrete actions against smugglers and criminals in possession of single and double barrel guns across the country.
Despite efforts being exerted by police in Nimba to identify the murderer of Lee Arthur, a nine-year-old boy who was likely a victim of a ritualistic killing in late January this year, no suspect has yet been arrested.
The Liberia National Police has sent two suspects to court in connection with the killing of a German national, Juergen Schedemamn, in Big Joe Community near Buchanan.
A 9-year-old boy has been found dead in a hideout in Nimba’s sixth district, with his body partially dismembered and missing key body parts. The body of Lee Arthur was found on Thursday, Jan. 23 in Sahn Village.