Judge Roosevelt Willie has granted a request from Montserrado’s tenth district representative, Yekeh Kolubah, to travel out of the country to seek medical treatment.
The representative of Montserrado’s tenth district, Yekeh Kolubah, says he will take legal action against the government for preventing his family from traveling out of the country on Saturday, July 13.
Criminal Court A Judge, Roosevelt Willie has denied a prosecution’s motion to order the re-arrest of Montserrdo’s tenth district representative, Yekeh Kolubah and five others who were jointly indicted by for multiple criminal offenses, including kidnapping and criminal attempt to commit murder.
Rep. Yekeh Kolubah and five others have been restricted by traveling out of the country by a court order.
The Liberian National Police has charged a 32-year-old man for assaulting another man at a bar in Sinkor, in a case where Rep. Acarous Gray was accused of ordering the assault.
A lawyer representing 21 incarcerated defendants who were arrested by the Liberian National Police is warning that “big hands” with the Executive Branch are intimidating insurance companies to prevent them from issuing bonds to his clients.
On Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Liberian government released a statement criticizing the organizers of the June 7 protest for their unwillingness to present their petition to the government; however, the protesters say the government reneged on its agreement to have an elected senior government official receive its petition.
Amid growing anxiety among citizens that the June 7 protest could have a negative outcome, the political leader of the Alternative National Congress, Alexander Cummings, has asked participants to remain peaceful and avoid provocations.