MONROVIA, Montserrado â€“ The Monrovia City Court has placed a travel ban on 35 individuals it described as persons of interest in the ongoing investigation for the alleged disappearance of billions of dollars in newly printed Liberian banknotes from the Central Bank of Liberia.
The individuals include Central Bankâ€™s former executive governor, Milton Weeks, and Charles Sirleaf, the son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who serves as deputy governor for operations. The list includes numerous other officials of the Central Bank.
The order is an extension of a previous notice issued identifying several persons of interest, including Weeks and Sirleaf in the ongoing investigation. The national security circular also advised the individuals to not leave the country.
According to a writ issued by the court dated September 26, the government claims that the concerned individuals were about to leave the country amid the ongoing investigation. The writ prevents the individuals from traveling outside the country.
It followed an application by the government through its attorney general, Justice Minister Musa Dean.
The court, meanwhile, ordered the defendants to file a legal bond or they would face punishment by a jail sentence.
|Milton Weeks||Former CBL Executive Governor|
|Charles Sirleaf||Deputy Governor for Operations|
|Dorbor Hagba||Director of Finance|
|Richard Walker||Operations Director|
|Adolphus Forkpah||Director for Internal audit|
|Cyrus Badio||Head of Communications|
|Armie Rogers||Special Assistant to the Executive Governor|
|Michael Ogun||Senior Advisor for Multilateral Relations|
|James Jallah||Legal Advisor|
|Mourier Siaplay||Director for Supervision|
|Supuwood Tarpeh||Assistant Director for Supervision|
|Mustapha Sherman||Director of Finance|
|Sylvia Takpah||Assistant Director for Financial Reporting|
|Joyce Dolo||Director of Human Resources|
|George Wilson||Deputy Director of Human Resources|
|Miatta Korfeh||Deputy Director for Banking and Payment Systems development|
|Miatta Grisby-Toe||Assistant Director for General Support Services|
|Musulyn Johnson||Assistant Director for Operations, General Support Services|
|Maaka Amblard||Director of General Services|
|Prince Bull||Internal Auditor|
|Solomon Jaykpeh||Internal Auditor|
|Thedortia Jleh||Junior Internal Auditor|
|Odafa Deshield||Rural Banking Coordinator|
|Edwina Edeli||Vault Head|
|Willaim Doegbeh||Vault Officer for Combination B|
|Stephen Nyema||Vault Officer for Combination A|
|David Wilson||Aries Security Supervisor|
Featured photo by Jefferson Krua