US Govt Donates Weapons to AFL, LNP with Restrictions

MONROVIA, Liberia – Sources within the US Embassy have confirmed that the United States government has donated a large consignment of weapons, including assault rifles, to the government of Liberia. They are intended for use by the Liberian National Police (LNP) and the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL). The donation comes with strong warnings and restrictions on their use.

The sources report that US Embassy representatives have emphasized that a few high profile police personnel should not carry or have access to the donated weapons because of their human rights record. Among the noted are the LNP’s Chief of Intelligence Samuel Nimley and Deputy of Operations Abraham Kromah. During the reign of Charles Taylor, Nimely served as a leader in the notorious Anti-Terrorist Unit (ATU). Kromah, on the other hand, was a leader of the United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy-Kromah (ULIMO-K) rebel group. Our sources also confirmed that the US government placed no such restrictions on AFL personnel.

The director of the LNP, Chris Massaquoi, did not confirm or deny the reports but asked for a copy of the document containing the restrictions against the specified individuals. “If you have the report, please share with me,” director Massaquoi told our reporter via text message response.

The Bush Chicken will keep you posted on developments.

Featured image courtesy of the US Army

Charles Yates

Charles previously worked for The Inquirer newspaper and was also a former co-host of the Hott FM morning talk show. Charles enjoys traveling and has been to many countries including Ghana, Dubai, India and Ivory Coast.

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One Comment;

  1. Armstrong Tomah said:

    I though the international community doesn’t know those questionable men in our most corrupted government ever. A men or person that appoint those people must answer some question about them. How did she /he knew them. What are their relationship base on.
    Note: Liberia is the only country in the world the Rabel leader become police officer and chief.
    Our lord will not sleep.

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