Liberian Police Charge Four With Armed Robbery

By Richard Stephens

MONROVIA—(LINA) Police in Monrovia have arrested and charged a 45-year-old man identified as Moses Blama as well as his three alleged accomplices, Ansu Kromah, Jardee Adiou and Bleeme Johnson, who are at-large, with armed robbery..

The Liberia News Agency quotes a police charge sheet issued December 24 as saying that Blama, a resident of the Bernard Farm Community on the Kakata highway, was on December 22 arrested by police in the Boy’s Town Community in Lower Margibi County for armed robbing a Fula businesswoman, Fatumata Jaloh, in the Rock Hill Community.

Ms Jaloh was robbed of US$4,500 and L$60,000 cash, along with two pieces of LG cell phones valued at US$300.

During police preliminary investigation, it was established that the accused and cohorts Kromah, Adiou and Johnson committed the crime with some of the stolen materials found in the possession of Blama.

He admitted to committing the crime during police preliminary investigation, according to the charge sheet.

Blama is presently in detention at the Monrovia Central Prison.

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