LIBERIA: Citizens Of Louisiana Township Want Illegal Land Sellers Prosecuted, Urge LLA, To Be Vigorous

An elder explaining his frustration over Blama’s illegal land sale

Dozens of citizens of the township of Louisiana, and other nearby communities who are victims of illegal land sale are calling on the Liberia Land Authority (LLA), and the Ministry of Justice to order the immediate arrest and prosecution of all illegal land sellers, making specific call of one Blama Wright.

Speaking to the GNN recently in the township, the mainly the elderly many of whom who said they are victims of Wright’s illegal land grab, and victims of countless brutalities being meted against them by thugs who allegedly acted upon the orders of Blama Wright

Elder and residents who spoke to GNN in a photo snap

The residents speaking through their spokesperson, Pastor Austin Dennis, accused Blama Wright of illegally selling several acres of their land by using thugs to destroyed their houses, and farmlands in the township must come to an end, and the perpetrator identified as Blama Wright be arrested and prosecuted by the Liberia   Land Authority through the Ministry of Justice.

The residents speaking further to our staff also accused some authorities in government who they alleged giving their backings to the wrongdoings of Blama, making reference of the former police chief, Chris Massaquoi, and the former County Attorney, Darku Mulbah. Effort to contact those accused proved unsuccessful.

Investigation continues

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About Joel Cholo Brooks 13611 Articles
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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