Judge Nancy Sammie of Criminal Court “C” has dropped all charges against former Liberia Airport Authority Managing Director, Ellen Corkrum, who was accused by the government of stealing over US$1 million from the agency in 2013 and violating public trust by wrongfully diverting public monies and assets to her personal use and those of her friends.
The Second Judicial Circuit Court has extended the prison sentence of the seven defendants in the Sinoe gang rape and murder case to 45 years.
Prosecution lawyers representing the Liberian government in the Sinoe gang rape and murder trial have filed a motion of correction to the Second Judicial Circuit Court to push for harsher sentencing for the defendants.
A jury has found seven of the ten defendants guilty in the ongoing Sinoe murder and gang-rape case.
Judge Peter Gbenewelleh Criminal Court C has agreed to government lawyers’ request to use previous evidence and witnesses’ testimonies in an ongoing retrial of past and present government officials in the Sable Mining bribery case.