The Liberia National Police have turned over to the Monrovia City Court two defendants in the multiple criminal offense case involving former and current officials of the Central Bank of Liberia.
Jurors at the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Upper Buchanan, Grand Bassa have brought down a guilty verdict on two co-defendants in an armed robbery case that claimed one person life.
The Liberia National Police has forwarded to court the former executive governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, Milton Weeks, along with Charles Sirleaf and Dorbor Hagba, the current deputy governor for operations and the director of banking respectively.
The Second Judicial Circuit Court in Buchanan has jailed Amos Smith, the proprietor of the Willie C. Peters Elementary and Junior High School, for attempting to dupe teachers at his school of months of salaries he owed them.
It has been barely 25 years since the Kpolokpalah Massacre that saw the gruesome murder of more than 300 people by fighters from the Liberian Peace Council under the leadership of George Boley.
The Legal Aid Clinic is being implemented by the LNBA in partnership with a USAID project aimed at providing pro-bono legal services to those who cannot afford it.
For Elizabeth Byamue, 63, the horror of the day that destroyed her world has never gone away.
Mob violence thrives in Liberia partly because of a weak justice system. Crowded prisons, poor police gathering of evidence, and corruption can often mean that criminals are released without bearing the consequences required by the law.