By: Christopher Wiah
(Monrovia,Liberia: In continuation of cry for justice amidst mysterious deaths in Liberia, some residents of Monrovia, under the banner ‘Voices Against Injustice’ has begun a nationwide protest calling for justice for the late Princess Cooper, Jefferson Dweh, Kolubah Marshall, Odell Sherman, Missing Joseph Blama, and others who died under questioning circumstances in the country.
The Tuesday April 12, 2022 Protesters were dressed in all black carrying placards depicting different messages including “we want Justice for all, “Justice for Kolubah”, “Stop Mob Violence” and “arrest the killers”, among others.
The protest also witnessed families of the late Princess Cooper and Odell Sherman as they were seen parading and crying for justice for their loss.
During the protest, Police in Monrovia arrested several protesters and later released them through the intention of Council of Patriots Lawyer Findley Karnley and human rights lawyer and Presidential hopeful Cllr. Tiawon Gongloe. Cllr Gongloe is also representing the Cooper’s family in the death of the late Princess Cooper.
It can be recalled on March 26, 2022, following concerns surrounding the mysterious deaths of Ms. Princess Cooper and Melvin Togba, the Government of Liberia, through the Ministry Justice, requested the immediate an autopsy on the bodies in order to establish what led to their deaths.
According to the protesters, since the autopsy was held, there has been no update from the Liberia National Police (LNP) to the deceased families and Liberians regarding investigation, adding that, it is time the police speedily probe the matter and bring the culprits to justice. They vowed sustained protestation until Justice is served.
Meanwhile, Human Rights Lawyer and Presidential hopeful Cllr. Tiawon Gongloe revealed to the protesters that a Lebanese man, who was said to be the last person to speak with Princess, according to her call log, is helping the police with the investigation.
The police meanwhile have yet to verify Cllr. Gongloe’s revelation as they remain tightlipped while promising the release of the autopsy conducted on the body of the late Princess Cooper.