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Alleged Rapist On The Run In Bong County
By Ballah Kollie, LINA Bong County Correspondent

GBARNGA, December 8 (LINA) – An alleged rapist is on the run in Bong County. Jerry Sonah escaped from a magisterial officer while he was being escorted to the Gbarnga Central Prison from the Magisterial Court in Gbarnga over the weekend.

Police arrested and charged Sonah on November 26 for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl in Sergeant Kollie Town outside Gbarnga, according to the Liberia News Agency.

Sonah appeared for trial at the Magisterial Court on Wednesday, December 3, but his case was not heard due to an unspecified reason and was ordered to be taken back to the prison, according to Bong County Attorney Cornelius Flomo Wenneh.

Wenneh told the Liberia News Agency that Sonah was not cuffed and that while he was being taken to the prison, he allegedly bit the magisterial officer’s hand and escaped into the bush and has not been seen since.

“We have launched a man hunt for he and his father,” he added.

Wennah described the situation as unfortunate, especially when there is a prison bus that transports inmates to and from the court, but has been parked due to fuel shortage.
LINA

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