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Who’s The Mastermind Behind Yekeh’s Attacks? …As Police Makes Several Arrests

Since the attacks on the home of Representative Yekeh Kolubah’s a fortnight ago, there have been condemnations and calls for investigation in almost all spheres with the latest being a report from the Liberia Council of Churches (LCC).

The LCC instructed a special delegation who visited the Old Road community on yesterday to assess the report on the violence that occurred on Sunday evening and night around the residence and headquarters office of Rep. Kolubah of District 10 in Montserrado County.

In their finding, the Council observed the breaking of five vehicles windshield, damaging of residence doors, windows as well as the looting of properties of other citizens’ and the offices of Rep. Kolubah in the District.

The Council in a press statement strongly condemns the violence and the damage carried out by unknown thugs that took away valuable items such as flat screen television, laptop computers and other valuable assets.

Some of the Rep. vehicles destroyed during the attack

The Council calls on the government through the Liberia National Police (LNP) to launch a security search of perpetrators of the violence and bring the culprit to justice adding, “We also call on the LNP to immediately deploy security around the residence and offices of Yekeh Kolubah so as to avoid future occurrence of such inhumane act while the investigation is ongoing.”

The Council said it regrets the humiliation on Yekeh Kolubah and all persons that were affected by the thugs’ action reiterating calls on political parties and all stakeholders to recommit themselves to non-violence, political and electoral activities in the country.

However, the Montserrado County District # 10 Representative disclosed that his home was ransacked by individuals believed to be taking instructions from the Monrovia City Mayor, Jefferson Koijee having identified some of the alleged perpetrators.

He said the violence got heated in the presence of the police adding out that he is being humiliated and therefore he will not make any formal complaint to anyone anymore because he will no longer run from his enemies noting, “Let the international community sit and watch.”

“President Weah understands violence and the opposition needs to put themselves together to respond in similar ways. They are doing all this to me because I refused to join the CDC. They got state power and we are saying to them that enough is enough. Too much is too much but we got people who are diplomats in the opposition who needs to go to serve as ambassadors,” Yekeh told the Spoon FM after the incident.

Inside view of the Rep.’s house

He accused President Weah of being a dictator and knows everything that is happening to him including the Speaker of the House of Representatives adding that the situation at his house became violent because those who attacked him were under instructions pointing out, “Amb Weah cannot get rid of me. We are in this for the next four years.”

According to Yekeh when he appeared on a radio program yesterday, he had to escape from harm’s way due to the constant shooting because according to eyewitnesses, the community was attacked three times by well-armed individuals.

He said all of his former employees have been employed with the Drugs Enforcement Agency and resolved that, that is a signal that he needs to take actions to save the lives of himself, his security and his supporters who are in harms’ way for his sake therefore he has given orders to his one security to counteract whenever force is applied by anyone.

Meanwhile, 14 persons are said to be facing investigation at the headquarters of the Liberia National Police in connection to the violent incident that occurred on the Smyth, Old Road Community between Rep. Kolubah and Morlu Kollie which resulted to properties damage on September 27, 2020.

Those arrested so far include; Chris B. Andison, 25 years, Rebecca Williams 32yrs; Mohammed Kromah, 41yrs; Kelvin Fahnbuilleh, 41yrs; Daniel Dukuly, 26yrs; Nathan Gueh, 27yrs and Lassana S. Kamara.

Other suspects are Lincoln Brooks, 27yrs; Daniel Boikai, 28yrs; Siafa S. Kamara, 23 yrs; Michel Myers, 20yrs; Alison Zaza, 34yrs; Aaron Kollie, 33yrs and Paul Geekpain 21. The police has assured that a full-scaled report will be duly provided to the public informed on the outcome of the investigation when concluded.

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