Sime Darby Liberia Suspends Security Chief, Clarifies Reported Video

Mr. David Parker, General Manager Sime Darby Plantation Liberia

Sime Darby Plantation Liberia (SDPL) says it would like to clarify on the video of Oil Palm Fresh Fruit Bunch (FFB) theft happened at Nimba Point in January 2018.

According to a release, those involved in this incident are not employees of Sime Darby Plantation Liberia with the exception of Boima Feika.

“Upon discovery of this incident, SDPL has taken immediate step by suspending its Chief of Security, Thomas Walker.  Boima Feika, the personnel that was allegedly mistreating John David, the thief that was caught stealing FFB at Nimba Point has surrendered himself to Liberia National Police (LNP) for further investigation,” the release said.

“SDPL does not condone any use of physical force and ill treatment by any of its employees even to those caught stealing FFB. Anyone caught stealing FFB will be handed over to LNP and SDPL will fully cooperate with the authorities on investigations undertaken by LNP,” the release ended.

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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.