The Liberia National Police (LNP) is continuing efforts aimed at ensuring that armed robbers do not terrorize citizens at night across the country. As a result of this, the LNP has caught and sent to court, 28 years old Junior Kollie along with his accomplices Prince Musa, Prince Weah and Akon Prince. The four alleged criminals were charged with the crimes Criminal Conspiracy, Possession and Sale of Physical Objects for Lethal Use and Arm Robbery.
The weapons, according to the LNP charge sheet was used to reportedly rob residents of the Billie Call Wood Camp and Morris’ Farm communities in Paynesville on April 25, 20916. The Police charge sheet indicated that defendant Junior Kollie was arrested along with accomplices in Pipeline Paynesville, following a complaint filed by their victims, Jimmy W. Smith, Charles J.T. George, Grace Patray, Rose Waquoi, Susan Dumbuya and Venessa K. Woiyah. The Police record added that the defendants during the commission of the crimes violated amongst others Chapter 10, 17 and 15 sections 10.4 17.11, 15.32 of the revised penal code of the Republic of Liberia. The victims, through Jimmy Smith, informed the police that they were separately robbed by a group of unknown men armed with cutlasses, knives, single barrel shotguns and other deadly weapons. He said that the alleged robbers forcibly entered their homes, placed them under gun point, fired two rounds, assaulted them, threatened to harm them and made away with several valuable properties. Police charge sheet intoned that during the commission of the crime, suspect Prince Musa alias “Red head tie”/Innocent, and Junior Kollie alias T –Pin exchanged fire with the police Emergency Response Unit (ERU) at which time suspect Prince Musa sustained bullets wounds on his right chest and under his chain. “Suspect Junior Kollie was arrested while attempting to escape the scene following the bullets exchanged with the ERU officers and a short single barrel gun belonging to the defendants with one live round was confiscated by the police,” the charge sheet averred. The police stated that suspect Prince Kollie managed to escape the scene but was later arrested in Freeport despite sustaining bullet wound during fire exchanges with the Police.