LNP Dismisses Officer For Police Brutality

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The Administration of the Liberia National Police has with immediate effect, dismissed Patrolman Jerome S. Togba for alleged police brutality, an action which violates the Administrative Instructions on Discipline and Professional Standard, Section 6.1.1 Captioned: Criminal Misconduct, Section 6.1.3 Captioned Abuse of Power and Authority and Section 6.1.14 Captioned: Assault. Accordingly, on May 11, 2024, suspect  Tokpah got into a fight with his neighbor identified as Eric Tarr at which time  he allegedly wounded Courage Tarr, daughter of Eric Tarr on her forehead with a machete; commonly known as Whipper in Liberia. During the police preliminary investigation, it was revealed that suspect  Tokpah and the victim’s father (Eric Tarr), had a land issue for more than a year. Meanwhile, suspect  Tokpah has been charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder and Aggravated Assault in contravention of Chapter 10 Section 10.1, Chapter 14; Section 14.20 of the revised penal code of the Republic of Liberia and forwarded to court for prosecution.

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