Liberia: ‘16 Billion Case in Dilemma’: Court Gives Govt. Lawyers 7-Day Ultimatum to Proceed or Dismiss Case - News Summed Up

Liberia: ‘16 Billion Case in Dilemma’: Court Gives Govt. Lawyers 7-Day Ultimatum to Proceed or Dismiss Case


Monrovia – Criminal Court ‘C’ Judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeisay has given Liberian government lawyers a seven- days ultimatum to proceed with the trial of former Central Bank Governor (CBL) Milton A. Weeks’ trial. Judge Gbeisay ruling grew out of Prosecution’s four-counts motion for continuance of the case trial for three weeks. In the motion, prosecution argued that the three weeks continuance is aim at finding an amicable solution that would mitigate the charge leveled against the former CBL Governor. In his ruling, Judge Gbeisay granted the prosecution’s motion for continuance and gave the prosecution one week (seven days} instead of three weeks. “The prosecution’s motion for continuance is therefore hereby granted with modification that it reverts to this court in seven days.


Source: Front Page Africa May 28, 2020 17:15 UTC



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