MONROVIA-President George Weah on Wednesday declared a dust to dawn curfew in Maryland County due to violent activities which have led to the destruction of properties.
The president made the statement on state radio. He said, the Curfew has been imposed from April 1, 2021 from 6am to 6pm until further notice.
“I am concerned about the recent development in Maryland country. I have been informed about the gruesome killing of a young man in Harper city, Maryland recently. Although the suspect was apprehended by the police and incarcerated pending subsequent investigator in accordance with due process of the law,” he said.
He condemned the action which led to the burring down of police station and osier public buildings in the city.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives Dr. Bhofal Chambers house was set ablaze by angry protesters.
They are protesting over the gruesome murder of a student–Medical Nyemah.
The Political officer for the Speaker , Solomon Wakings earlier said his boss was broken down by the sad news from his county. ” We are getting the information, but the Speaker is not happy with the report.” According to Wakings rumors received by the citizens was the Speaker was sending police to the county to beat those who have gone in the streets with the protect.
President Weah said, Any grievances should and must be channeled through the legal process as government will not Condon any lawlessness and violence at any time and form on anyone.
“In order to keep the peace and ensure that law and order prevails, a curfew is hereby imposed thought out the Maryland county from tomorrow April 1, 2021 from 6pm until 6am until order wise ordered. This curfew will be straightly enforced by the police who will be supported by joint security. All residents of Maryland county are advised to take heed and govern themselves accordingly.”