The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Information, Culture Affairs and Tourism (MICAT), has disclosed that Ten Liberian former fighters have being listed and are wanted by the Liberian Government on allegations that they are connected with the cross border attacks at the Liberian-Ivory Coast border.
According to Liberia's Information Minister Lewis Brown, the ten former fighters have been asked by the government to turn themselves in or the relevant authorities will do all they can to have them arrested immediately.
Speaking at the Government of Liberia regular press briefing on yesterday, Thursday June 14, 2012 at the Ministry of Information Culture Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) building on Capitol Hill, Minister Brown named the wanted ex-fighters and Liberians as Mr. Isaac Sayou Chegbo AKA "General Bob Marley", Amos Cheyee, Bobby Sharpee AKA Julu; General Congbe Norma AKA Col One Way; Nehzee Barway, Ofore Diah,Tailey Gladier AKA Igwe , Abednego Zleh ,Charles Ble Goude and Didier Gbagbo.
Minister Brown said that the names of those Liberians and ex-fighters was discovered during a joint security meeting held in the Ivorian capital Abidjan, between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Liberia , UNMIL, UNOCI and the Ivorian government to find a way forward on the matter.
The Liberia's Information Minister also urged Liberians who are related to those names to peacefully talk to them so that they can be able to turn themselves in to avoid embracement or else they risk being arrested by state security and urges citizens not to keep them in house.
Minister Brown also said that the Government of Liberia will not support any form of conflict in any of those neighboring countries. Liberians should not allow themselves to be called mercenaries, something he said will taint the image of not only the country, but all individuals that will be traveling and holding the Liberian passports.
Meanwhile the Liberian Information Chief has also disclosed that there will be a robust patrol of the army security officers at all bordering areas especially the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) in collaboration with UNMIL, UNOCI of Ivory Coast.
He also added that citizens residing in those bordering areas and counties should not dream about any thing like civil unrest, those behind the act will be prosecuted according to the laws that govern the nation.