The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Gbarnga on Monday opened for the November term with a call for judicial actors to work harder in prosecuting cases to reduce the number of pre-trial detainees in the county.
The Liberia Coast Guard has seized two foreign vessels after accusing its sailors of illegally treading on the countryâ€™s territorial waters without any prior notice.
Following a visit to the United Kingdom and the United States, Fonati Koffa has said there would likely be an increase in the charges on three individuals who were already indicted in the ongoing investigation related to the Global Witness report.
Judge Emery Paye has accepted the criminal appearance bond filed by indicted House Speaker Alex Tyler, after his team provided modifications in light of a challenge from the prosecution.
Taskforce Chairman Fonati Koffa, Montserrado County Attorney Daku Mulbah, and Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission Executive Chairperson James Verdier discuss the taskforce’s decision to indict three more individuals.
The chairman of the special presidential taskforce formed to investigate bribery allegations in response to the recent Global Witness report has announced that the body has already compiled more than 700 pages of evidence in preparation for additional indictments.
A legal expert and member of the Liberian Bar Association has said challenges to bonds filed on behalf of House Speaker Alex Tyler and Senator Varney Sherman are understandably a result of due diligence being applied to a high profile case.
Reports gathered by The Bush Chicken say Montserrado County Attorney Daku Mulbah has filed a motion before the judge of Criminal Court C at the Temple of Justice challenging criminal appearance bonds posted by Senator Varney Sherman and House Speaker Alex Tyler.