LNP Officer Investigated for Alleged Murder


The Liberia National Police (LNP) says it has disrobed and turned over for investigation one of its officers over an allegation of murder.

It is alleged that officer James Duma of the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) shot to death a female identified as Kumba Lansanah about 12:00, AM, June 27, around the View Point Business Center in the 72nd community, Paynesville.

According to a press statement from the LNP, officer Duma is currently in custody of Police, pending investigation.

“Police Inspector General, Hon Patrick Sudue extends condolences to the family on behalf of the Liberia National Police and assures the public that no officer under his watch will commit a crime or act unprofessionally and go with impunity,” the press statement said.