LACC To Prosecute Sinoe County Senator, Milton Teahjay For Corruption

The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) has commenced the prosecution of former superintendent Milton Teahjay now Senator of Sinoe County at the 14th Judicial Circuit Court in Rivercess County.

The prosecution, according to LACC release, commenced on December 12, 2017

The prosecution is in relations to allegation that the former superintendent misappropriated proceeds from the sale of illegally tapped rubber and funds from the rental of county land to a logging company and also violated established government regulations in keeping with the Public Procurement and Concession Commission (PPCC) Acts in awarding several contracts.

The charges of economic sabotage, misappropriation of entrusted properties and criminal conspiracy will also be brought against Senator Teahjay.

The Commission sought a change of venue from Sinoe County where the crime was committed to Rivercess County and a team of lawyers and investigators of the LACC are said to currently be assisting with the prosecution.

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