Judge Yamie Gbeisay of Criminal Court C is threatening to dismiss charges against the former Central Bank of Liberia governor, Milton Weeks, after prosecutors asked for a second delay in the trial.
Rotary International has ended its 14th West Africa Project Fair in Monrovia. The fair is one of 10 similar events taking place annually in different parts of the world to promote global peace and understanding through partnerships and collaboration to implement initiatives that will improve the lives of local communities.
Judge Blamo Dixon has recused himself from presiding over the excess banknote printing case involving former officials of the Central Bank.
The Central Bank officials indicted for a range of charges related to the L$16 billion cases are requesting a bench trial, as opposed to a trial by jury.
Supreme Court Justice Yussif Kaba has ordered the release of arrested former Central Bank officials and a resumption of the trial into the alleged missing L$16 billion case.
Former Central Bank officials facing trial for allegedly overprinting new Liberian dollar banknotes have been requested to pay more than L$1.06 billion (US$5.16 million) each for criminal appearance bonds to secure their second release after a new charge was added to their indictment.
State security on Tuesday rearrested Charles Sirleaf, Milton Weeks, and their co-defendants in the overprinting of new Liberian dollar banknotes case.
Judge Peter Gbenewelleh has postponed the trial into the alleged missing L$16 billion to a later date after defendant Milton Weeks failed to show up in court on Monday due to poor health.