PUL Calls for Justice into Wanton Killing of Journalist Chris David


The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) says it is troubled by the shooting and killing of Journalist Chris David, a reporter of Radio Paraclete in Gbarnga City, Bong County. He previously worked for Hot FM in Gbarnga and Radio Joy Africa .

Journalist Chris David lifeless body was discovered Friday morning along the Gbarnga-Lofa road with gunshots wounds .
He was reportedly shot dead while riding a motorbike.

Press Union of Liberia ( PUL) President Charles B Coffey Jr. described the killing of Journalist David as barbaric, inhumane and an attack on the entire Media community in Liberia.

The PUL’s president wants the Liberia National Police and other relevant state security to speedily investigate, pursue and bring to justice the perpetrator (s).

Mr. Coffey indicated that Liberian journalists particularly journalists in Bong County are now living in fear due to the wanton killing of Journalist Chris David.

He said the PUL is also worried about the safety and protection of journalists across the country in the wake of reports of threats,attacks and the recent killing of Journalist Chris David .

The PUL’s president said the Union will not relent in its quest for state security to pursue and bring to justice, killer(s) of journalist Chris David .

He assured the Media community and the family of the late Journalist Chris David that the PUL will not rest until justice is accorded as it was in the case of the late Tyron Brown .

Meanwhile, the PUL is calling on civil society organisations to joint the PUL in seeking justice into wanton killing of Journalist Chris David .