Judge Blamo Dixon has recused himself from presiding over the excess banknote printing case involving former officials of the Central Bank.
The Central Bank officials indicted for a range of charges related to the L$16 billion cases are requesting a bench trial, as opposed to a trial by jury.
Former Central Bank officials facing trial for allegedly overprinting new Liberian dollar banknotes have been requested to pay more than L$1.06 billion (US$5.16 million) each for criminal appearance bonds to secure their second release after a new charge was added to their indictment.
Supreme Court Justice Joseph Nagbe has issued a stay order on the ongoing trial of former and current officials of the Central Bank on Liberia who were indicted for illegally printing excess banknotes.
Arguments into the validity of the US$900,000 property valued criminal appearance bond filed by former Central Bank Governor, Milton Weeks could not be held today, as the day marked the official opening of the March term of court.
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.
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 Liberia National Police has confirmed the arrest of the former executive governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, Milton Weeks, along with Deputy Governor Charles Sirleaf, and the director for banking at the Central Bank, Dorbor Hagba.