The 34 youth who were arrested for rioting in late March that resulted in US$2.3 million property damage across Maryland have been released on bail.
The Liberia National Police has charged 34 persons connected to widespread protests and rioting in Maryland that caused over US$2.3 million in damage to private and public properties.
Police in Maryland have sent five persons to court over the March 25 murder of high school student Mordeccial Nyemah that triggered riots in Maryland.
The Liberia National Police has announced the arrest of 28-year-old Roland Appleton and two others for their alleged involvement in the gruesome murder of Mordecial Nyemah, a commercial motorcyclist who was a 12th-grade student at Pleebo High School.
Maryland has entered its fourth day of curfew since Pres. George Weah ordered the measure to restore calm to the southeastern county.
The current unrest in Maryland began when 18-year-old Moses Malmah confessed to murdering his friend, 20-year-old Mordecial Nyemah. He was later arrested by police and was being held at the Harper Central Prison.
In the wake of ritualistic killings in Grand Kru, demonstrators are threatening a variety of protests, including withholding their votes during the upcoming elections.