Supreme Court Justice Jamesetta Wolokolie has called a conference with the judge in the case involving Montserrado’s tenth district lawmaker, Rep. Yekeh Kolubah. The citation comes after the judge denied the lawmaker’s request for a bench trial.
Judge Roosevelt Willie of Criminal Court A has, in a rather unexpected ruling, denied a request filed by lawyers representing Rep. Yekeh Kolubah of Montserrado’s tenth district to grant the lawmaker medical leave to travel to Ghana.
Judge Roosevelt Willie of Criminal Court A has denied the government’s motion to hold Rep. Yekeh Kolubah of Montserrado’s 10th district in contempt for allegedly traveling Ghana to solicit funds for a planned Dec. 30 protest in Monrovia by the Council of Patriots.
The Supreme Court justice-in-chambers, Judge Yusif Kaba, has cited the judge of Criminal Court A, Roosevelt Willie, to a special Dec. 4 conference regarding his role in the controversial trial involving the Roots FM radio station, which is operated by the firebrand talk show host and leading government critic, Henry P. Costa.
Judge Roosevelt Willie of Criminal Court A has transferred the murder trial involving defendant Oliver Dillon to Criminal Court B at the Temple of Justice.
Judge Roosevelt Willie has imposed a fine of US$50 on lawyers representing the interest of Montserrado’s tenth district representative, Yekeh Kolubah, and four other defendants, in a murder attempt trial.
The Supreme Court affirmed a previous ruling by Associate Justice Sie-A-Nyene Yuoh to transfer the murder trial of the late Super FM journalist Tyron Brown, to the 11th Circuit Court in Bomi.
Judge Roosevelt Willie has granted a request from Montserrado’s tenth district representative, Yekeh Kolubah, to travel out of the country to seek medical treatment.