Imagine staring death in the face while on a crime-ridden street at midnight in Liberia. It announces itself, as two assailants approach you threateningly, while another lunges at you with scissors. The air is still and quiet, but the thud of your heart rings loudly in your ears.
The Monrovia City Court has incarcerated a corrections officer working at the Monrovia Central Prison for allegedly smuggling marijuana into the prison facility.
On April 19, 2019, the Liberia National Police charged and forwarded to court three suspects in connection with the murder of the mother of football star Theo Weeks.
An official of the Transport Ministry, Oliver Dillon, has been arrested and turned over to the Monrovia City Court for alleged murder.
The Ministry of Justice has filed a motion to Criminal Court E to release 23 alleged rapists from the Monrovia Central Prison.
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.
An Activist in Monrovia has questioned President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s executive order granting clemency to 34 inmates.
A group of inmates at the Voinjama Central Prison recently harvested rice on farmland provided to them by the government.