Liberia National Police Charged GT-Bank Manager For Aggravated Assault


In a move to properly maintain Law and Order including the fighting of crimes across the Country, the Liberia National Police has formally arrested, investigated and charged the General Manager of Guarantee Trust Bank on 13th Street in sinkor Ajodeji Bejide for aggravated assault.
The decision by the police is in line with the new panel code Law of Liberia 14.20 sub chapter b.
According to Police preliminary investigation suspect Bejide on Tuesday August 28, 2018 while in meeting with a senior staff of the bank Edwin Freeman Jr. throw a calculator on victim Freeman’s face.
The incident led to a wound sustained on the lip of victim Freeman.
The investigation according to H. Moses Carter Police spokesman also established that victim Freeman and suspect Bejide had no prior confusion neither misunderstanding before or during the time of the meeting.
Speaking to reporters at the police regular press briefing on Wednesday August 29, 2018 the GT-Bank General Manager admitted to committing the act and is expected to be forwarded to court for trial on Thursday.
Mr. Carter said the Police swift investigation into the matter sends a caveat that it is about time for employers to respect the dignity of all employees across the Country noting that gone are the days where such ugly labor practice occurred.
He maintained that the police will remain engaged and go all out in ensuring that they bring to book individuals and or employers who are caught in the business of abusing or violating the rights of employees on the job.
At the same time the Ministry of labor has also condemned the act by the Nigerian National against a Liberian citizen.
In a related development the Liberia National Police through its crime person unit is investigating Prince Barrolle age twenty-eight (28) for assaulting officer Boimah Massaquoi.
According to report officer Massaquoi on Tuesday morning at about 10:00 am local time instructed suspect Boimah to vacate a restricted area mainly the front of the Liberia Revenue Authority building in Paynesville something the report indicated angered cyclist Barrolle and his colleagues there-by jumping into a face fight which led to the damage of officer Massaquoi’s weapon.
Mr. Carter added that the suspect is currently undergoing investigation and will update the media on the outcome of the investigation soon.
He was quick to mentioned that the police will leave no stone un-turned in ensuring that those who perpetrate evil against the people of this land will not go unpunished.