Parker, Paelay Acquitted: Court Drops Charges Against In Marathon Trial - News Summed Up

Parker, Paelay Acquitted: Court Drops Charges Against In Marathon Trial


Monrovia – Criminal Court “C” at the Temple of Justice Wednesday, April 10, 2019, dropped charges against former National Port Authority boss Matilda Parker and Comptroller Christiana Paelay. Report By Kennedy L. Yangian klyangian @Frontpageafricaonline.comSupporters of the two female defendants jubilated on the grounds of the Temple of Justice following the court ruling. Arthur T. Johnson rejected the prosecution’s plea, adding that if the court accepts the prosecution’s plea the Defendants will not get a free, fair and transparent trial. The judge said the court found it difficult to understand the legal and factual basis for the prosecution’s application for continuance/time. According to Judge Kontoe, the prosecution has miserably failed to show good cause why the case should be remanded to the Supreme Court.


Source: Front Page Africa April 11, 2019 14:37 UTC



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