Opposition Candidate For Montserrado Representative By-Election, Telia Urey Attack, Vehicle Smashed In Logan Town

Ms. Telia Urey

A representative candidate of the opposition bloc for the Montserrado County District Number 15 by-election, Ms. Telia Urey was reportedly attached by  supporters of her rival, Mr. Abu Kamara  of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) smashing her vehicle..

According to Mr. Benoni Urey, Chairman of the opposition collaborating political parties, Ms. Who was on her regular routine in Logan Town was attached by dozens of Abu Kamara supporters while the police allegedly stood by doing nothing, a situation Mr. Urey who is also the political leader of the All Liberian Party (ALP) that made up of the collaborating political parties, said Ms. Urey escaped the scene in a terrible state.

The Smashed vehicle os Ms. Urey

Mr. Urey speaking in an interview with the GNN last night regarding this latest incident, expressed disappointment in the Liberia National Police, noting that it is troubling to see that the Police that should be protecting lives and properties is behaving complacent allowing the opposition to be along in such situation.

This latest incident brings to two the number of rioting in the district since the National Elections Commission (NEC) announced the holding of a re-run in the contested election at six polling prescient in the district following allegation of vote wrecking by the opposition collaborating parties comprising the All Liberian Party-ALP, the Unity Party, Alternative National Congress and the Liberty Party-LP; Ms. Urey’s vehicle was allegedly damaged by  mob and was said to be in a house with people threatening to burn it down.

Detail will follow in our subsequent posting.

 

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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.