LIBERIA: Another Demonstration At Sime Darby Plantation Following The ‘Disappearance’ Of A Lady

liberianTension at the Malaysia owned palm Plantation Company, the Sime Darby in western Liberia is said to be brewing on the plantation following the missing of a lady who was reportedly returning from the company’s hospital after treatment.

A Correspondent of a local radio station said officers of the Rapid Response Union (ERU) of the Liberia National Police from three counties, Bomi, Grand Cape Mount and Gbrapolu Counties have converged on the plantation trying to put the situation under control which the reporter said led to the mass destruction of the company’s facilities by the demonstrators.

The reporter said since the occurrence of the news of this missing lady yesterday, Monday, April 4, 2016, up to present no news about her whereabouts have been reported. However, additional troops of the ERU have been deployed in order to put this situation under control.

Our 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.