By: Joseph Titus Yekeryan
Police in Gbarnga have charged and sent to court Dolo Kollie and Abraham Sumo in connection to the gruesome murder of Hawa Yarkpawolo in Larkpanta, Jorquelleh District #2, Bong County.
According to Police investigation, Dolo Kollie allegedly chopped and killed his seven children’s mother during the late evening hours of Tuesday, March 30, 2021and escaped.
Addressing newsmen on Monday in Gbarnga, the Commander of the Crimes Services Division of the Liberia National Police Bong Detachment, Kelenso Flomo said, the prime suspect, Dolo Kollie admitted to the commission of the crime of murder during police preliminary investigation.
Meanwhile, Abraham Sumo is being drawn into the case based on allegation from culprit Kollie that he aided him in killing the woman.
Dolo Kollie and Abraham Sumo are therefore charged with murder and aggravated assault.
Giving his account of the story, suspect Dolo Kollie blamed his action on jealousy; stating, he suspected his wife of having a loving affair with another person.
He told newsmen that Sumo alerted him of his wife going to meet her boyfriend in a nearby town and escorted him to pursue her.
He narrated how he chopped the victim once, while his brother, Abraham Sumo collected the cutlass and finished her up. Meanwhile, suspect Sumo has denied the claim by Dolo Kollie that he (Sumo) was involved.
Sumo said he was enroute back to the town from his farm, when he bumped into three men, who broke the news of the incident to him.