The Liberia National Police is investigating James Larmin Kargbo, a 41-year-old Sierra Leonean for attempted theft, money laundering, fraud, impersonation, and other offenses.
In the wake of the recent power fluctuation in several communities in Monrovia, the Liberia Electricity Corporation’s public relations manager, Mambu James Kpargoi, has attributed the situation to overgrown trees falling on transmission and distribution lines.
John Ashley, Liberia’s Electricity Corporation chief executive officer says the corporation is losing US$35 million annually to power theft.
The Liberia National Police has charged and forwarded to court eight residents of the Caldwell community with multiple offenses.
Cyril Allen, the chairman of the governing council of the Coalition for Democratic Change, has described the recent expulsion of the vice president and standard bearer of the National Patriotic Party, Jewel Howard-Taylor, by some executives as “reckless and irresponsible.”
Liberia’s former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has admitted what has been obvious to the public – that a feud ensued between her and former vice president Joseph Boakai during the 2017 presidential elections.
A pictorial review of last week’s activities.
On Monday, December 3, several aggrieved residents in the Caldwell community outside Monrovia gathered at 4 a.m. to set up a roadblock to demand electricity from the Liberia Electricity Corporation.