Trouble Creeps: As Rep Yekeh Kolubah’s Residence Barricaded By 150 Well-Armed PSU Men To Arrest Him

Flash Back: Police Support Unit in gear

Ahead of the much publicized June 7th protest by the Council of Patriots (COP), the residence of one of its members, Representative Yekeh Kolubah has been barricaded by over one hundred and fifty well-armed police from the Police Support Unit (PSU) early this morning for his arrest.

According to Representative Kolubah who is a critic of the Weah-led government, said his entire residence has been barricaded by the huge number of the armed police men, allegedly on the order of the Director of Police, Inspector Patrick Sudu based on a compliant by a resident of the community that he was being flogged by a security of Representative Kolubah.

Representative Kolubah speaking via a mobile phone on a local radio station this morning vowed not to give in to the police, noting that if the man who is claiming that he was flogged by his security, the court should be the one to invite him and not well-armed police men.

This latest incident on the arrest of Representative Kolubah has sparked off huge criticisms from callers on Roots FM noting that this latest development; the ordering of Representative Kolubah will give rise to early start of the June 7th protest.

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.