The government of Liberia through the Ministry of Justice has ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution of Sinoe County Education Officer Alphonso Karboh, for allegedly ordering the flogging of a man identified as John Wleh after he was accused of being a witch.
Recently, it was alleged that Sinoe County Education Officer Alphonso Karboh along with some commissioners and chiefs ordered the torturing of a citizen of that County.
Confirming the government’s action to Freedom News Wednesday via mobile phone, Assistant Justice Minister for Litigation Cllr. Wesseh A. Wesseh told this station that government takes seriously the action by the Sinoe County Education Officer.
According to him, the Government has instructed the Liberia National Police in the County to arrest the living body of Alphonso Karboh to face prosecution and noted that the government currently has all pieces of facts needed to proceed with the case.
Cllr. Wesseh further that the victim is currently with his family, while seeking medical attention and disclosed that the victim is currently responding to treatment.