7 July 2014

Liberia: Police Charges Journalist

Police in Monrovia have charged Liberian journalist Octavin Williams with multiple charges following attack on Deputy Inspector General of Police for Operations, Col. Abraham S. Kromah.

Mr. Williams who was investigated by the Crime Services Division of the LNP has been charged with Assault Section. 14.21 and Disorderly Conduct Section. 17.3, of the Penal Law of Liberia.

Other charges include improper parking Sec.10.80, failure to yield to police lawful instruction Section .10.3, operating unregistered vehicle Section. 3.1, and a non-insured vehicle Section.4.4 and operating a vehicle without a driver's license.

His action contravened the Criminal procedure and vehicle and traffic laws of the Republic of Liberia.

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