The Superintendent of Rivercess County Wellington Geevon-Smith has, with immediate effect, halted all traditional activities in Monweh Statutory District in Rivercess.
According to the Liberia News Agency, Superintendent Geevon-Smith said the action is in the wake of continues torture of peaceful citizens by Zoes in the county for alleged witchcraft activities.
Superintendent Geevon-Smith said the traditional shrine or Zoe bush in Monweh Statutory District is being used as prosecution ground for people suspected of involvement in witchcraft activities. He said the Government of Liberia is deeply concerned about the citizens’ security and will not allow mob action as a means to addressing problems.
Superintendent Geevon-Smith has called on the peace loving people of Monweh Statutory District to restore the liberty of four persons recently expelled from the district, after they were linked to the mysterious death of a 14-year-old girl Jessica Tiah.
Otis Nanapoe and others were drove from Boegeezay town in Monweh for allegedly killing the girl. Mid last year, the victim was reported missing, but her body was discovered few days later with body parts extracted.
Her copse was last Wednesday buried after it had been deposited for more than six months. Superintendent Geevon-Smith warned traditional leaders engaged in such jungle justice to desist.