Liberian Armed Forces Vow Probe After Alleged Assault in Lofa County

MONROVIA – The Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) has issued a strong condemnation following reports that one of its personnel allegedly assaulted Jeremiah Beyan in Lofa County on May 13, 2024.

The AFL High Command took swift action, launching a preliminary investigation led by the 23rd Infantry Brigade.

Zero Tolerance for Abuse

In a statement released today, the AFL expressed its unequivocal condemnation of the incident. “This reprehensible display of indiscipline, unprofessionalism, and unlawfulness is unacceptable,” the statement declared. The AFL offered its deepest concern and compassion to Mr. Beyan and his family.

Commitment to Justice

The statement assured the public that the investigation will be conducted diligently and fairly. “Should any AFL personnel be found guilty, appropriate legal measures will be swiftly taken,” it affirmed. The AFL reiterated its “Force for Good” motto and its zero-tolerance policy against misconduct and abuse of power by its members.

Transparency and Accountability

The AFL pledged its commitment to transparency and accountability throughout the investigation. It promised to provide updates as the investigation progresses.

This incident highlights the AFL’s commitment to holding its personnel responsible for their actions and maintaining the public’s trust.

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