The Liberia National Police (LNP) has arrested suspect Sam Alieu Kemokai for allegedly murdering victim Mercy Gbagah, 29 years old, on December 4, 2016. This unfortunate incident occurred in the Logan Town community after which the suspect absconded and has been on the run until he was arrested on April 9, 2022.
During police probe with the relatives, it was alleged that suspect Sam Alieu Kemokai wasted acid water on the deceased and escaped since December 4, 2016 when the crime was allegedly committed.
The deceased relatives further narrated to police investigators that after the accident occurred, the victim was rushed to the JFK Medical hospital were she was pronounced dead on arrival by doctors on duty.
Meanwhile, the suspect is detained at the headquarters of the Liberia National Police undergoing investigation.
This is to assure the public that no matter how long it takes, we will do our utmost best in digging deep to bring perpetrators to face justice.
Hence, it is important for Police investigators to be given time in properly investigating cases, especially homicidal cases, in ensuring that perpetrators do not go with impunity. The family of the late Mercy Gbagah can be assured that justice will be served.