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Two Detained for “Murder, Criminal Facilitation”
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Two Detained for “Murder, Criminal Facilitation”
By Comfort M. Johnson, LINA

MONROVIA, August 1 (LINA) – The Monrovia City Court at the Temple of Justice has detained two men for allegedly stabbing to death one Abu Kabbah with a knife.

The Two defendants, Alpha Bah and Abu Sackor who are both residents of the West Point  Community, were on July 20, 2016 arrested by the Liberia National Police (LNP) based upon a complaint filed by some witnesses alleging that the two defendants along with some friends stabbed victim Kabbah to death at Miami Beach where they had gone to have fun.

They were on Monday, August 1 arraigned before the City Court to answer to the charges levied against them.

Court record revealed that on July 17, 2016 Suspect Bah after acquiring a knife which he  concealed in his trousers and along with several friends from West Point Community in persons of Abu Kettie, BB Young, Geasay, Spartacus, Items, Iyoe, Petee, Papay and Rafell went to Miami Beach to have some fun.

The court record  said at about 9:00 P.M, while the victim and his friends were amusing themselves on the beach, they were suddenly surrounded by suspect Bah and his cohorts who attacked them. Some of them were to flee the scene  but while the victim was trying to escape his shirt was grabbed from the back by suspect Bah who pulled out a knife and stabbed him on his back.

Following the stabbing of the victim, Suspect Bah and his collaborators fled the crime scene and went into hiding, but were later arrested.

The victim is said to have bled profusely and was rushed to the John F. Kennedy Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

During Police Investigation, suspects Bah and Sackor voluntarily admitted stabbing the victim. They are currently detained at the Monrovia Central Prison awaiting court trial
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