“We are constantly harassed by soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) on the Grand Gedeh and Nimba highway every time we make a move to travel from our respective locations. Most times cash and other valuables are forcibly taken away under the guise of protecting us from Ebola,” a victim who just arrived in Monrovia from Grand Gedeh County told the GNN in tears.
According to Mary Teah, a businesswoman from Monrovia who usually travel to the hinterland in a bid to purchase foodstuff accused deployed soldiers on the highway of harassing people plying the highway of Grand Gedeh and Nimba counties , noting, “This thing is serious, can you imagine people who suppose to safe guard us in that part of the country are treating us like animals,” madam Teah in a rather furious state of mind said.
Effort by the GNN to have a word from both the Ministry of National Defense and Information proved fruitless as both lines rang endlessly. Our investigation continues