The minister’s failure was enough for Judge Chan-Chan Paegar, a member of the three-judge panel, to summon Minister Cassell and several other officials to appear before him. However, neither Cassell nor her ministers showed up at the hearing as the court had scheduled. Consequently that same Thursday, January 4, Judge Paegar issued an arrest warrant for Minister Cassell and her deputies for their failure to appear for the case. Addressing journalists yesterday, Cassell said she was not afraid to appear before the court, although the minister argued that she has never been cited by Judge Paegar. “I believe I have been targeted because I was not serving as a minister when the court served the writ.
Source: GNN Liberia January 12, 2018 09:22 UTC