By: Joseph Titus Yekeryan
The Resident Judge of the Criminal Court E, at the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Gbarnga Cllr. Cornelius Flomo Wennah wants trial jurors at the court to uphold the confidence reposed in them during the discharge of their duties.
Delivering his charge at the official opening of the February AD 2023 Term of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court on Monday, Cllr. Wennah informed the jurors that the life and liberty of parties involved in cases at the court lie in the preview of the jurors, stressing the need for them to uphold their confidence through the dispensation of impartial ruling.
“You need to uphold your trust and confidence; what you are doing is for the state and for the sake of your Country and the oath you took, I am urging all of your to do the best thing as possible at all times” he adds.
Cllr. Wennah also wants prosecutors and defense lawyers including those practicing law at the court to continue working harder to keep the wheel of justice turning in the county.
In response, Bong County Attorney and Dean of the Bong County Bar Association, Jonathan Flomo assured Judge Wennah of their commitment to working with trial judges and magistrates for the speedy adjudication of cases and dispensation of justice.
He also emphasized the need for trial jurors to be impartial in their judgment; stating that one must be just and free of corruption before dispensing justice.