The Liberia National Police is raising the alarm over what officials think is a new sign of criminal gangs operating in Monrovia.
Authorities with the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency in Kakata have charged and sent to court a 48-year-old man, Jacob Clinton, for unlicensed possession of narcotic substances and for illegal possession of a firearm.
The executive chairman of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission, James Verdier, says the institution is struggling to investigate corruption cases in other parts of the country due to lack of operational funds. Liberia currently ranks 90 among the 175 most corrupt countries around the world.
Margibi’s Superintendent John Buway has expressed disappointment in the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency for what he says is the agency’s failure to carry out its statutory mandate in curbing drug-related crimes within his county.
The Liberia Drugs Enforcement Agency assigned in Nimba said it has uprooted and destroyed 5,000 marijuana plants from a farm in Seikpah Town in upper Nimba.
Police at the Roberts International Airport Police depot have charged and sent to court a pastor for rape and sodomy.
Monrovia Traffic Court Judge Jomah Jallah has ordered the arrest of the “living body” of popular recording artist Quincy Burrowes for violating the vehicle and traffic laws.
Bong’s county attorney, E. Wilkins Nah, and Frederick Nepay, the county’s police commander, are providing conflicting accounts about the arrest of inmates who recently escaped from jail.