Civil Law Court ‘A’ Denies Senator Dillon’s Petition

By Dyujay Jackson

Senator Abraham Darius Dillon

Civil Law court ’A’ Judge Kennedy Peabody has denied and dismissed a motion to quash the writ of attachment filed by lawyers representing Montserrado County Senator Abraham Darius Dillon.

This mean that the Montserrado county senator Abraham Darius Dillon has suffer a set back from liberty party embattled Chairman Musa Bility before the court.

The motion to quash was filed out of an action of damages for wrong for libel and slander by attachment, pending before the civil law court undetermined.

Dillon in his motion contends that he is a sitting member of the legislature of the republic, adding that article 32 (a) of the 1986 constitution of Liberia requires the legislature to assemble in regular session once a year .

Senator Dillon further said that article 42 of the 1986 constitution of Liberia Provides in part that members of the legislature shall be privilege from arrest while attending, going to or returning from session of the legislature, except for treason , felony or breach of the peace.

Judge Kennedy Peabody in his ruling Wednesday said the movant legal doctrine relied on is not applicable in the instant case.

He maintain that the immunity clauses in section 31, of the legislative act and article 42 of the constitution referred to criminal actions and cannot preclude an individual from entertaining a civil action against a legislature .

According to judge Kennedy Peabody no imperative of office requires that a member of the legislature, while acting outside the scope of his legislative duties, be free to reach out with impunity when the rights of other citizens are involved.

He noted that said privilege does not immune a legislature from suits and arrests for acts personally done away from legislative functions and duties.
Meanwhile Judge Kennedy Peabody have said that it is legally competent to impose an attachment in a matter which is subject of an action of damages without interfering into the merit or the facts of the matter.

“Judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeissay want give my property to his girlfriend”.
By Dyujay Jackson

Judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeissay has been accuse of using his legal influence into a land matter involving his girlfriend and a woman identified as Chuku Towillie.

The allegation was made against the Liberian legal practitioner by the administrator of the Chuku estate located in the Congo Town Community.
Madam Chuku Towillie explaining her ordeal narrated that she owns a three bed room house which she rented to a lady identified as Oretha Arthur a girlfriend to judge Gbassery.

Madam Towillie maintain that the sum of 1,800 was paid as rent fees for the house by judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeissay for one year period.

She noted that while Madam Oretha was staying in the house, she then decided to process deed for portion of her land for defendant Eric Akion and Yamaha Kelly .

According to her every efforts to have Oetha turn her property over was dash by judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeissay in a ruling instructing his girlfriend not to pay rent to Madam Towillie rather through the court.

Defendant Eric Akion and Yamaha Kelly was arrest by Sheriff of the Paynesville magistraterial court for the alleged crime of criminal Transpass, Criminal mischief, criminal conveyance, disorderly conduct and manacing.

She however wants Liberian appeal to judge Gbassery to have her property turn over to her as the spot they are claiming belongs to her as he owns the original deeds of the land.

Meanwhile when GNN contacted judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeissay he neither denial or confirm the allegation, but term as complete “nonsense” that he could not reply to.

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