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Ja’neh impeachment proceeding begins Thursday

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The Liberian Senate announced Tuesday February 12, that it will commence the impeachment proceedings against His Honor Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia on Thursday, February 14, 2019 starting at 2:00pm at the Capitol Building.

The Notice of Assignment signed by the Secretary the Senate, J. Nanborlor F. Singbeh, Sr. instructing the Sergeant At-Arms indicates: “YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED TO NOTIFY the parties and or their legal counsels to appear before the Liberian Senate in Impeachment Trial at its Chambers at the Capitol Building, Capitol Hill, Monrovia Liberia, the 14th day of February 2019 at the hour of 2:00 PM for the commencement of the Trial…”

According to the Notice of Assignment which was received and signed for by the legal Counsels for Associate Justice Kabineh M. Ja’neh and the Managers of the House of Representatives, he is to face the Senate for impeachment proceedings.

The impeachment bill against Associate Justice Ja’neh was processed on August 28, 2018 for alleged “misconduct and gross breach of duty” by members of the House of Representatives in keeping with the constitutional power assigned to that body to prepare bill of impeachment and forward same to the Senate for trial.

Accordingly, and in keeping with Article 43 of the Constitution of the Republic of Liberia, the Senate has extended an invitation to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to preside over the trial proceedings.-Press release

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