After President Weah Condemns July 26 Violence Protest, Police Finally Announced Arrests Of Seven

Liberia National Police Spokesperson, Moses Carter

Liberians are pondering over the early action of the police when it disclosed that there has been no complainant in the July 26 Independence Day protest with the CDC-COP clashing with members of the University based Students Unification Party (SUP) leaving several members of SUP wounded.

The statement by the police via its Public Affairs Director, Moses Carter drew several criticisms from the public, while opposition politicians threatened to issue a lawsuit against the Liberian Government for brutalizing student protestors, just after forty-eight, statement by President George Weah to arrest those linked to this protest, the police has finally announced that it has arrested seven persons alleged in connection to the July 26 violence. three hourthiangered many has  It Has Arrested

In a statement issued today by the police spokesperson, Moses Carter said seven persons have been arrested in connection to the protest. Carter in the statement named those arrested as Kendrick S. Pelenah, 30, Joshua S. Carr, 28, Pukar Roberts, 36, Ben B. Togbah, 25, Foday N Massaquoi, 23, Aaron K, Chea, 26 and Abdurahman Barrie.

According the statement, police also launched a manhunt for the remaining individuals and will shortly solicit the assistance of the public by releasing names and photographs of the wanted persons.

Meanwhile, the LNP informs the public that it is still conducting Professional Standards probe of its officers that were in charge of security for the July 26 celebration. Concluding the statement said the public  will be duly informed subsequently.

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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.

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