Liberia: Police Says Probe Launched into Attack on Opposition Leaders in Grand Gedeh

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A statement from the Liberia National Police Thursday said the Joint Security responded swiftly and formed a barricade which prevented protesters from inflicting wounds and intimidating officials of the ANC and Hon. Yekeh Kolubah. 

Monrovia  – The Liberia National Police has restored calm and order in Grand Gedeh County after some aggrieved residents stormed a hotel where the political leader of the Alternative National Congress (ANC), Alexander Cummings and his entourage, along with District #10, Montserrado County Representative, Hon. Yekeh Kolubah’s, who were held hostage during the early morning hours by a group of aggrieved citizens. 

The Joint Security responded swiftly and formed a barricade which prevented protesters from inflicting wounds and intimidating officials of the ANC and Hon. Yekeh Kolubah. 

Anyone having any information as to aggravators or perpetrators of these violations, please contact our Grand Gedeh Detachment on 0770800821 or 0770800122. 

Liberia National Police

As tensions grew, the Armed Forces of Liberia were very instrumental in working along with the Joint Security to ensure that calm returns to the City of Zwedru, Grand Gedeh. 

The Joint Security along with the Armed Forces of  Liberia worked very hard in creating a corridor for the safe departure of the ANC political leader and his Entourage. 

Meanwhile, the Joint Security apparatus has launched investigation into the matter and  assures that all will be done to ensure that all who bear the greatest responsibility for today’s violence will be made to face the full weight of the law. 

The Joint Security reassures the public that it remains fully in charge of security and will do everything to protect the peace and stability of the state.

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