LIBERIA: Grand Gedeh County Magistrate Finally Departs For Monrovia To Face Probe For Alleged Electoral Fraud

GNN has gathered that the National Elections Commission (NEC) Senior Magistrate assigned in Grand Gedeh County, Arthur C. Y. Duogee who and three other magistrates from Bomi and Grand Cape Mount Counties who were cited to appear before NEC Board of Commissioners for investigation for their alleged link to electoral fraud has finally departed Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County for Monrovia.

According to GNN Correspondent in the County, Magistrate Duogee left Zwedru early Wednesday morning, September 30, 2020 for Monrovia after nearly two weeks when he was recalled to come to Monrovia to face investigation along with others from western Liberia.

On September 22, 2020, the Chairperson of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Davidetta Browne Lansanah said the commission has recalled from their respective assignments three magistrates for investigation on their alleged involvement in their reported involvement in election fraud.

Recently some citizens of Grand Gedeh County accused Magistrate Duogee of his alleged link to the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), and was also alleged that he has made his presence felt during political meetings, a situation that made the public to questioned his neutrality as a senior Magistrate of the County.

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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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