27 November 2012

Liberia: Homicide Horrors in Ganta

Police in the commercial city of Ganta, Nimba County are investigating at least three persons for their alleged involvement in the gruesome murder of two persons at separate locations in the city over the weekend.

One of the victims was stabbed in the neck and breast while the other's throat was found slit.

Police say one of the victims, Alex Zain, 33, was found dead in the Liberia Produce Marketing Company (LPMC) Community in Ganta with a cutlass lying beside him.

An update of the Police daily crime statistics dated November 26, 2012 showed that another victim, Saye Tokpa, 13, sustained injury while struggling with one of the perpetrators of the crime.

Angel Tonzie 13, according to a police document, was killed in the Boe Community in Ganta at about 8 am Sunday.

The suspects, Victory Dolo, 24, and Kpeleh Prince Sayenie, 28, are being investigated by Police in Ganta.

Information gathered from police reveal that suspect Victory Dolo allegedly gave four batteries to a man for charging since four months ago and the man could not be found.

Police say the situation angered Prince Sayenie and others that went to victim's residence in anticipation of finding this man who was charging the phone.

All of a sudden, a fight erupted and in the process, victim Angel Tonzie was stabbed in the neck and breast while victim Saye Tokpe was also wounded.

Police say the victims were admitted at the Ganta Methodist Hospital where Angel was pronounced dead while Saye was discharged.

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