Over Claims of Assault of Senior Police Office…

Monrovia-July 28, 2021-WTVNEWS: Police Investigation has exonerated Minister Trokon Kpui for having a hand in the allegation brought against him by officer Koung.

Two weeks ago, the Liberia National Police began an investigation on allegations of simple assault against one of our senior officers, Chief Superintendent Gibson Koung, Alias, U-147.

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, a verbal exchange took place between Minister Kpui and officer Koung in Paynesville while the officer was carrying out his normal traffic regulatory function.

According to the LNP, the investigation established that Minister Kpui did not assault officer Koung, as was alleged, but there was a heated verbal exchange that took place between Minister Kpui’s security and officer Koung.

The Investigation stated that In a face-to-face investigation, Officer Koung noted that he did not know whether Minister Kpui is a Senior government official, something which prolonged the verbal exchange between them.

“Hence, Minister Kpui has been cleared of all allegations of wrongdoing and that officer Koung has also reached out to the Minister and expressed regret for his action”, the LNP Investigation report noted.

The Police assured the public of its renewed commitment to upholding the rule of law irrespective of anyone’s status.

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