- Search Results
 
 
Police Arrest 15 Over Buchanan Riot
Date Uploaded: Jan 11, 2017

Police spokesman Sam Collins

 

Police Arrest 15 Over Buchanan Riot
By Chiedi E. Nyenmoh

MONROVIA, January 9 (LINA) - Police have arrested 15 persons in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County for their alleged involvement in a riot sparked off by the mysterious death of a 22-year-old lady in the city over the weekend.

Police spokesman Sam Collins told the UNMIL Radio “Coffee Break” Monday that Siah Tamba, an aleged renowned sex worker was found dead with lacerations all over her body on a sugar cane farm last Saturday.

Collins said those arrested and accused were taken to the nearby police station for investigation, stating that more suspects who were involved in the riot are expected to be arrested.

However, he said the police need information from the citizens to carry on their investigation in order to ensure that the perpetrators are arrested and brought to justice.

Collins stated that the police are constantly patrolling the streets of Buchanan, working with the local authorities to ensure that justice prevails.

According to him, the angry crowd threw stones at the police station, causing severe damage to the building and other nearby structures and entertainment centers.
LINA CEN/JGT/TSS/PTK

latest headlines
Liberia’s Postal Administration Owes US$6.4m - Report
The debt burden of Liberia’s postal administration stands at US$ 6,491,631.73 million, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MoPT) has ...more
ECOWAS Launches Program To Combat Fistula In Sub-region
The Commissioner for Social Affairs and Gender of the ECOWAS Gender Development Center (EGDC) has launched an ambitious program to combat obstetr ...more
‘Liberia-Cameroon Ties At New Height’ - Shoniyin
Deputy Foreign Minister B. Elias Shoniyin says since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Liberia and Cameroon in the 1960s, ties be ...more
ECOWAS Prexy Urges Member States To Ensure Wellbeing Of Citizens
The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Marcel Alain de Souza, has challenged ECOWAS members states to redouble their efforts towards the enhance ...more
AFC Pledges Support To ECOWAS Commission
The Chairman of the Twenty- First Meeting of the Administration and Finance Committee (AFC) of ECOWAS, Mr. Benedict Roberts, has pledged the Comm ...more
FM Kamara Opines 54th Anniversary Of Africa Day ‘Important Milestone’
Foreign Minister Marjon Kamara has said the observance of the 54th anniversary of “Africa Day” was an “important milestone” which the con ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency