1,600 Pieces of Thermometers With 13 Laptops Missing At MOH, Indian Businessman Link, As Authority Mutes

The authoritative GNN – Liberia news outlet has discovered that some medical equipment intended to be used by the Liberian people and foreign residents in order to cater to their health needs have reportedly been taken away by some employees of the Ministry of Health & Social Welfare and sold allegedly sold to an Indian businessman.

According to GNN-Liberia investigation, 1,600 pieces of thermometers and 13 pieces of computer laptops were reportedly sneaked from the warehouse of the Ministry by some unknown persons with the help some employees and sold to an Indian businessman whose location is said to be on Jamaica Road, Bushrod Island.

According to the investigation, the items in question have already been sold out by the Indian businessman, a situation, according to GNN-Liberia investigation compelled the Liberia National Police to swiftly carryout a probe into this alleged missing of the health equipment from the Ministry, up to date, according to our source no arrest have been made.

During GNN-Liberia investigative tour of the resident of the Indian businessman only identified as Barak Baximi on Jamaica Road to ascertain his link to the alleged purchasing of stolen equipment from the Ministry of Health, in a rather scaring state, denied the allegation, and further told GNN-Liberia staff of his innocence.

But according to our source, Mr. Baximi was recently arrested by some ‘Under Cover Agents’ of the Liberia National Police  based on information from suspects  from the Ministry during interrogation, but according to our source was released based on what our source said from ‘High-up’  at the LNP.

Efforts by a team of GNN-Liberia to unearth this information from the Ministry proved unsuccessful, however, investigation continues.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.