As Liberians Battle With The Deadly COVID-19, Reported Police Brutality Seems Scaring

The Liberia National Police (LNP) has again been accused of brutality against innocent citizens, with the latest happening during the ‘State of Emergency’ recently declared by the Liberian leader aimed at helping to eradicate the deadly Coronavirus affectionately call COVID-19.

One of the victims of this reported police brutality is the wife of Theophilus S. Seeton, a Liberian journalist who was allegedly flogged on Sunday evening, April 12, 2020 by some police and Immigration officers in their community.

According to report, Mrs. Seeton had gone to park her vehicle in the Bardnerville Community two minutes’ walk away from residence at 6pm was reportedly beaten and wounded by a police officer only identified as Leo.

Mrs. Seeton, according to GNN investigation is just one of the many instances where the police have been accused of brutalities against innocent people during the ‘State of Emergency’ where Liberians were told to stay to their communities.

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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.