Liberia Broadcasting System

Residents of Lower Nimba to protest over gruesome murder of an 11 year old

John Kumeh /Maximilian Kasseh,Jr.
Saclepea City,Lower Nimba County
Saclepea City,Lower Nimba County

SACLEPEA, LOWER NIMBA COUNTY-A group of citizens in Saclepea Lower Nimba County have threatened to stage a protest over the death of an 11year in the district.

The citizens under the banner:” Concern Nimbaians” said:”The planned protest is aimed at drawing the attention of local authority concerning the brutal killing of 11 year old Zorlyn Zogon.”

According to ELBC Lower Nimba County Correspondent, the incident which occurred last week has triggered citizens protest intended to ensure justice for the victim.

Little Zongo was allegedly raped, killed and buried in a nearby swamp in the area.

The alleged perpetrator 71 year old Josiah Kehwon is been transferred to Sanniquellie for prosecution.

Meanwhile, the head of the criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Liberia National Police has launched an open investigation into death of Zorly Zogon.

Still in rural Liberia, Gbapolu County, A Ghanaian National has been charged with statutory rape and sentenced to 7 years imprisonment.

Richmond Nana committed the act last year 2018, during the July 26 celebrations.

According to ELBC Gbapolu County Correspondent, Nana invited the 13 year old victim to his house promising her money to plait her hair.

Our correspondent said Nana was caught by the victim’s mother while in the act.

The perpetrator admitted committing the crime and appealed for forgiveness.

 


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