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L$500k counterfeit intercepted

-At Liberia and Sa. Leone border

By Lincoln G. Peters

Joint security forces have arrested three suspects with L$500,000 counterfeit at the Bo Waterside Check Point in Grand Cape Mount County, western Liberia.

Police spokesman Moses Carter told a press conference Monday, 9 January 2023 that the three suspects were attempting to enter the country with five hundred thousand Liberian Dollars counterfeit through the Board Waterside Check Point on 7 January.

Carter said the suspects were intercepted by the joint security officers.

Those arrested include Sekou Kanneh, Mohammed Kamara, both Liberians and Vaboyee Kamara, a Guinean national. 

Mr. Carter cautioned Liberians to be very careful in financial transactions.

Meanwhile, Carter also revealed that the LNP has launched a full-scale investigation into the death of a 15-year-old girl named Princess Hammer.

He said the girl was discovered dead with parts abstracted from her body in Mount Barclay, Montserrado County.    

In another development, Carter revealed the arrest of a sixteen-year-old boy, Cyrus Logan, in connection with the death of a thirty-one-year-old woman identified as Alpha Gray in the Du-Port Road Community.


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