Another Commander of the Drug Enforcement Agency assigned at the King Gray Depot has been accused of allegedly stealing several valuable items including $3,000 United States dollars from three Nigerian nationals suspected of having drugs.
Commander Clearance Clarke was accused in communication filed on August 31, to the Ministry of Justice by a Liberian legal practitioner, Att. Herbert Glasgow on behalf of the three Nigerian Nationals, Prince Harrison, Christian Sunday, and Ogbu Ekena.
Atty. Glasgow’s account to Justice Minister Musa Dean according to our Judicial Correspondent claimed that Commander Clarke along with Court Officers arrested his clients on August 19, about 6:00 AM, without a Search Warrant from the Paynesville Magisterial Court in violation of Chapter 11, Section 11.10 of the Criminal Procedure Law of Liberia.
During the arrest, the King Gray Commander reportedly stole several valuable items from his clients including $3,000 United States dollars and one motorbike that is currently being used by officers assigned with him.
Authority of the Ministry of Justice Wednesday confirmed to our Judicial Correspondent of being in possession of Atty. Herbert Glasgow’s complaint on behalf of his clients and they are looking into the matter.
Our Judicial Correspondent further revealed that this is the second time Atty. Herbert Glasgow has accused top senior ranking officers of the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency of bridging the law against his clients.