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Gov’t, Banks Produce Evidence In Sable Mining Bribery Case
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Gov’t, Banks Produce Evidence In Sable Mining Bribery Case

By Ballah M. Kollie

MONROVIA, December 29 (LINA) - In keeping with a ten-day ultimatum issued by Criminal Court “C”, State prosecutors have submitted 93 pieces of documentary evidence to the Clerk of the Court.

The action grew out of a motion calling for the disclosure of and access to evidence being held by prosecutors filed by the legal team of the former Speaker of the House of Representative J. Alex Tyler.

In his December 15 ruling, Judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeisay of Criminal Court ‘C’ “ordered Prosecution to within 10 days beginning December 16, make available the evidence as demanded by defendant.

The evidences are prosecutors’ reliance to prosecute the case Government of Liberia versus persons indicted in the Sable Mining bribery case.

Senator Varney Sherman, Sherman and Sherman Inc., former Speaker of the House of Representatives, J. Alex Tyler, former Lands, Mines and Energy Deputy Minister E.C.B. Jones, Christopher Onanuga and Sable Mining were in May this year indicted and charged with the crimes of Bribery, Economic Sabotage, Criminal Facilitation and Criminal Solicitation.

Tyler is undergoing a separate trial based upon a motion he filed with the court at the start of the trial.

Meanwhile, six banking institutions subpoenaed by Criminal Court “C” have submitted the banking accounts of those indicted in the Sable Mining bribery scandal case being prosecuted at the court.

Banks that have submitted accounts of the indicted officials include Afriland Bank, LBDI, UBA, ECOBANK, International Bank and Access Bank.

Of the six, Access Bank has reported that it does not have account for any of the indicted persons.


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