Criminal Court C judge Peter Gbenewelleh has ruled in the Sable Mining corruption trial, clearing all eight defendants of their charges.
When Liberian President William Tolbert was slaughtered on the top floor of his executive mansion on the early hours of Aril 12th, he knew that his presidency was under threat from several corners.
Defendants in the Global Witness corruption case have pleaded not guilty to court charges.
On Friday, Richard Tolbert, one of the newest inductees in the ongoing Global Witness report investigation, filed a US$150,000 criminal appearance bond before Judge Emery Paye at the Temple of Justice.
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 taskforce established by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to investigate former and current government officials accused of alleged bribery has indicted three additional persons.
Global Witness, a corruption watchdog that focuses on issues related to natural resource exploitation, has released a report implicating several Liberian government officials in a corruption scandal involving the publicly traded British firm Sable Mining.