Legal

FLAA Wants Gov’t Probe in Lofa Murder Case

The Federation of Lofa Associations in the Americas (FLAA) has called on the Liberia National Police (LNP) to investigate the murder of Ms. Sianneh Gayflor in Zorzor District, Lofa County.

According to the association, Ms. Gayflor was brutally murdered allegedly by her fiancé, Abu Kamara, a Guinean national because of extreme jealousy.

A statement signed by FLAA national president, Richard B. Zayzay, said it has gathered information that the alleged murderer has fled Liberia.

Son Charged with Attempted Murder

A 26 year old man who allegedly set fire to his father’s house in an attempt to kill the father, Robert Coleman, yesterday appeared at the Monrovia City Court to exonerate himself from multiple charges.

Defendant Morrison Coleman   has been charged with the commission of arson, criminal attempt to commit murder and terroristic threats.

The incident occurred on March 21 in the Bardnersville community outside Monrovia.

Defendant Morrison was later remanded to the Monrovia Central Prison to await trial on the grounds that some of his crimes were non-bailable offences.


Flashback: The convicts leaving a courtroom at the Temple of Justice

Sup. Court to Decide 13 Convicted Mercenaries’ Fate

The fate of 13 persons that were sentenced to life imprisonment for their involvement in staging mercenary activities in neighboring La Cote d’Ivoire now rest with the Supreme Court.

Following compelling arguments yesterday by attorneys for prosecution and defense, the fate of the 13 convicts now rests in the hands of the Supreme Court.

The attorneys argued whether or not the High Court should reverse the 2013 decision by Criminal Court ‘E’ at the Temple of Justice that convicted the 13 men for mercenary activities.

Man, 36, Charged over Guinean’s Death

A 36-year-old man accused of stabbing a Guinean to death with a knife last Friday appeared before the Monrovia City Court at the Temple of Justice.

The incident occurred on April 22, at the Point Four junction in Monrovia, according to court records.

 Suspect James Nippy, commonly known as “Karbongo” was remanded at the Monrovia Central Prison to face multiple charges of murder, criminal attempt to commit murder and aggravated assault. These charges are non-bailable offences under Liberian law.


Suspended Cllr. Marcus Jones of the Jones and Associates Law Firm and Madam Bindu Fatumata Dukuly’s storey building in Mamba Point at the center of the cancellation

Lawyer Admits Bungling US$17K Case

In a rare moment of candor, one of Madam Bindu Fatumata Dukuly’s attorneys, Jonathan Massaquoi, of Jones and Associates Law Firm, has admitted receiving US$700 for her appeal process, but failed to file the paperwork on time to the Supreme Court.

The money was intended for the law firm to secure Madam Dukuly an appeal bond which would have completed the process and given the High Court the jurisdiction to review the 2013 judgment of the Civil Law Court in her “Cancellation of Lease Agreement for Fraud” case.

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