Seventh Grade Student Murdered In Pleebo

By: Lewis K. Glay



Monrovia, Liberia

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The Perspective
Atlanta, Georgia

Posted November 24, 2006


The commercial city of Pleebo, Maryland County was reportedly paralyzed recently when protesting youth took to the streets demanding justice for the death of their colleague identified only as AB.

According to our correspondent in the county, the body of AB was discovered last Saturday morning in Pleebo thereby prompting the youth to protest and bring the attention of government to the act.

Our correspondent said AB was a 7th grade student of the Pleebo High School and was also working in a communication booth prior to his murder.

The youth demonstration, The FORUM was told, brought the entire community to a standstill as commercial activities were paralyzed especially when marketers were threatened were they to put out goods that day.

The youth, according to our correspondent, said their action was aimed at seeking government’s attention to conduct thorough investigation into the incident to bring the perpetrators to book. The murder of AB is said to be the first in Pleebo since the civil was ended.

Recently, a 60-year-old fisherman, Weah Wreh mysteriously disappeared in the county when he reportedly went on a fishing expedition.

According to information, three days after the disappearance, the deceased canoe, fishing line and a little quantity of fish he caught were found while his body is yet to be discovered.

Chief Augustine Doe and the fishermen of Sass Town Community have reportedly been engaged in searching for the body of the deceased by dispatching people to the Ivory Coast as well as Grand Kru to consult zoes to ascertain his whereabouts but to no avail.

Meanwhile, the deceased widow, Oretha Muagbe told our correspondent that her husband was the bread- winner of a family of ten and has appealed to those who might have perpetrated his death to release his body for proper burial.

The disappearance of Wreh was the second in the last three months when another man identified as D. J. Togba got drown in the Hoffman River whose body was discovered in 3-4 days time.

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