Bong County’s Salala District Women are protesting the death of their colleague who was reported to have been beaten to death by her lover, police officer Morris Dorbor in January of this year.
The women said, Rebecca Marshall, a nursing baby mother was allegedly flogged to death by the accused following a bitter quarrel between the two (2) on December 24, 2011 in Salala District.
The protestors, who set road blocks in the district, said their colleague was discovered dead in her bed room on January 2 this year after she was allegedly brutalized on December 24 last year by officer Dorbor. The women, who accused Officer Morris Dorbor in the district, are demanding an investigation into their colleague’s death.
The women are suspecting that this could not go with impunity, claiming that the delays by the government has created doubts in their minds as the accused continues to move freely in the district.
They also claimed that since the death of Rebecca, the government continues to play death-ear despite persistent calls from the family for an investigation to establish the actual cause of death.
“What hurts us most is that we continue to see police officer Morris Dorbor moving around without been arrested by fellow police officers, ” a dejected protestor said.
The late Rebecca Marshall was found dead in her room in Salala on January 2 this year, after she was reportedly flogged by her boyfriend, Officer Morris Dorbor on December 24, 2011, following a bitter argument on their soaring relation at the time.
Following the death of Rebecca, officer Dorbor who was previously assigned at the Salala Police Detail, reportedly escaped, but was given new assignment in Monrovia while the family of his girlfriend continues to mourn with no sign of the legal recourse.