Sky Insurance Company Hunts for 7 Defendants in US$1.2 Million Theft Case

Lawyers representing Sky Insurance Company, the entity on whose promises seven of the ten former employees of the First International Bank (FIB) were released on bail, is gradually falling into trouble with Criminal Court “C,’ after they failed to produce the defendants before the court last Wednesday.

Chief of Dissolved NBI Summoned by MCC


The Monrovia City Court(MCC) has summoned Al Karley, who is believed to be the transitional chairman of the dissolved National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), for seizing a cell phone valued at  US$175 belonging to  his Inspector General, Othello S. Hindayah,.

 Al Karley alleged that Othello recorded him (Karley) at a senior staff meeting.

The NBI was dissolved by a National Security and Intelligence Act of 2010 passed by the 52nd National Legislature.

The Liberia National Academy of Music (LINAM) will bring a new flavor to the Temple of Justice this evening (Dec. 23), with a concert featuring a repertoire of classical, traditional and jazz music. Starts at 6 p.m.

Christmas Music Fest Comes to Temple of Justice

In the Liberian context, it might seem like an unlikely venue but, for the Liberia National Academy of Music (LINAM) to stage its annual Christmas Fest in the Conference Hall of the Temple of Justice in Monrovia this year, the event might rekindle nostalgia for the arts in the legal science.

Sherman’s Bank Statement Debate in Court Again

The argument as to whether or not to allow the Special Presidential Taskforce that is investigating the alleged Global Witness bribery scandal access to several bank accounts of defendants, including Senator Varney Sherman of Grand Cape Mount County, was yesterday entertained at Criminal Court C.

In May of this year, then Judge Boima Kontoe of Criminal Court ‘A’ that indicted Sherman and other co-defendants granted a writ of subpoena ‘Duces Tesum’ authorizing banking institutions to release the defendants’ bank statements to prosecutors.

Monrovia Club Breweries Sues Employees for L$3,450 (US$34.50)

It is a case that has many lawyers debating which is more costly: spending thousands of US dollars to prosecute the theft US$34.50 worth of goods; or setting a precedent of leniency against petty theft.

Monrovia Club Breweries has sued three of its employees accused of stealing six gallons of draft stout with a market value of L$3,450 (US$34.50) to Criminal Court ‘C’ for prosecution. The company in its lawsuit, dated 2011, claimed that at their premises in Duala, Bushrod Island, the defendants without the consent of their employer stole six gallons of draft stout.


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