Former Defense Minister Brownie Samukai and his co-defendants have been found guilty of three out of the five corruption-related charges brought against them by the Liberian government.
Judge Yamie Gbeisay will decide the fate of former defense minister Brownie Samukai and co-defendants today, Tuesday, in the economic sabotage case at Criminal Court C.
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 Nancy Sammie of Criminal Court C has announced her recusal from the ongoing trial of former defense minister Brownie Samukai, who was accused of multiple economic crimes.
Former defense minister Brownie Samukai, former deputy defense minister Joseph Johnson, and former defense comptroller Nyumah Dorkor have been indicted by the Grand Jury of Montserrado for their alleged role in embezzling compulsory savings funds from the Armed Forces of Liberia.
The Political Leader of the Alternative National Congress or ALP, Alexander Cummings, has termed as ”reckless”, the recent statement by the Chairman of the Coalition for Democratic Change, Mulbah accusing supporters of opposition political parties were planning to assassinate President George Weah.
Defense Minister Brownie Samukai has shown that he is intent on taking back the 72nd Military Barracks after decades by squatters occupation by sending military trucks into the facility over the weekend.
Residing in one of the 94 housing units at the 72nd Military Barracks in Paynesville is Jaemama B. Doblah, along with her ten nieces, three sisters, and two brothers. Doblah and her aging mother, who barely walks, left Nimba for Monrovia in 2007 after the demise of her father and settled at the 72nd Military Barracks in search of a better life.