The Liberian National Police has forwarded to court five protesters who were part of protests organized by the Council of Patriots on Monday, Jan. 6 in Monrovia.
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.
The Monrovia City Court has incarcerated 26-year-old Marthaline Kollie for allegedly killing her boyfriend in Gardnerville after he refused to give her enough money for the July 26 Independence Day celebrations.
Seven Ivorian nationals currently in pre-trial detention at the Monrovia Central Prison have threatened to commit suicide over their long incarceration by the government.
The family of the Kingsville riot shooting victim, Abraham Tumay, has expressed disappointment in the Liberia National Police for the charges levied against officers who allegedly took part in the shooting.
A day after they were incarcerated for flogging a female student at their Soltiamon Christian School System, the principal and the dean of student affairs have both been released from pre-detention at the Monrovia Central Prison.
The Monrovia City Court has released 13 of the 21 riot suspects from the Monrovia Central Prison following a protest at the Temple of Justice and a challenge from defense lawyers.