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.
The 31-year-old Peruvian who was charged with assaulting his Liberian driver, Abraham Jappah, has made his second appearance in court, agreeing to pay Jappah’s medical bills and support his family while he receives medical treatment.
A 31-year-old man identified as Joel Rodriguet Crisostomo has been charged and detained at the Buchanan police station in Grand Bassa for flogging his driver.