A man impersonating as a senior staff of the Liberia Immigration Service or LIS has been arrested and detained in Ganta, Nimba County.The imposter, who identifies himself as Captain Foday L. Kamara, was arrested Wednesday, 19 December following a complaint from the business community in the commercial district of Ganta.
He has been accused of carrying on inspection and extorting money from business houses and residents.Kamara met his waterloo on Wednesday, 19 December when state security officers in Ganta arrested him in the alleged act at several business centers. He had on his person a fake Identification Card with serial number, BIN-J 599072.
When contacted, the commander for the Liberia Immigration Service at the Ganta-Guinean border Col. Louise Dennis, said she is not permitted to speak to the press, referring this reporter to the LIS central office in Monrovia.
However, the LIS Human Resource Officer for Nimba County Oscar Dolo, says he has no officer on his roster with the name Foday L.Kamar except officer Foday Follubah, who is officially assigned in the county.The suspect Foday L.Kamar spent his first night in detention Wednesday in Ganta.
By Thomas Domah /Nimba–Editing by Jonathan Browne