11 December 2012

Liberia: Residents Panic Over Abandoned Vehicle

A blue Volks Wagon vehicle parked along the Totota-Gbarnga highway specifically the Jimmy Barrole farm area since March this year is said to be creating fears in residents of the area.

Residents in the area have begun expressing fear of insecurity, wondering how the vehicle got there.

They told our correspondent that since March this year, nobody has claimed ownership of the vehicle. The four tyres and windshields are intact.

According to our correspondents, the vehicle has no license plates, thus leaving community dwellers to speculate that someone 'evil or 666' is behind the parking of the vehicle.

Other speculation surrounding the vehicle, our correspondent said the people are of the view that the vehicle might have been abandoned by criminals or the driver allegedly kidnapped.

Information gathered by our correspondent in Bong County indicates that the abandoned Volks Wagon was left along the road by two unknown men who reportedly said they were parking the vehicle to return the next day since March.

Oldman Sengbah, a resident of the area confirmed that two men asked him to protect the vehicles at about 9 p.m.in March. He said the unknown men were on board a Land Cruiser Jeep.

Sengbah told this paper that the men claimed that the vehicle had mechanical fault; therefore, they could not carry it in the dark as they boarded the Land Cruiser Jeep promising to return the next day.

Mr. Sengbah explained that since the vehicle was abandoned about nine months ago, there have been more questions which he said is causing panic among the people.

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