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Journalist Rodney Sieh sent back in prison

Sobber George/18/09/2013
The jailed Publisher and Managing Editor of FrontpageAfrica Newspaper, Mr. Rodney Sieh
The jailed Publisher and Managing Editor of FrontpageAfrica Newspaper, Mr. Rodney Sieh

(mylbsonline.com/Liberia)-It has been reported in the local media that the Managing publisher of Front page Africa, Rodney Sieh, has been sent back to prison.Journalist Rodney Sieh sent back in prison.

 Journalist Sieh was imprisoned August, 2013 at the Monrovia Central Prison for failing to pay US$1.5m.

The Monrovia Central Prison is one the many common law penal complexes in Liberia.

The amount represents damages to be paid to former Agriculture Minister, Chris Toe, as a result of a legal suit filed against the journalist.

The Director of Public Affairs at the Ministry of Justice, Maud Somah, told mylbsonline.com that Journalist Sieh was discharged from hospital earlier Tuesday, September 17, 2013.

Director Somah said: “Doctors have since released Mr. Sieh’s medical report. I cannot divulge the content of the report.”

“Journalist Sieh was in jail when he felt ill and it was necessary that he goes back to prison after being discharged from hospital,” the Justice Ministry Spokes person also noted.

 


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