Two Alleged Armed Robbers Taken To Court
By Edwin G. Wandah
Police in Monrovia have arrested and forwarded to court two suspected armed robbers, David V. Wilson and Benjamin Kargar for allegedly robbing one Madam Paulita Q. Samuels at her Soul Clinic residence on July 1, 2014 at 0130hrs and made away with several valuable items including cash.
According to the Police charge sheet, copy which is in the possession of this Paper, the alleged robbers made away with several valuable items, including USD175,00, LD4,500,00, a Samsung grey and a white IPAD valued USD275,00.
Other items stolen were a Samsung black and white mobile phone valued USD200,00, an American made gold-chain valued USD350,00, an American silver-chain also valued USD350,00, an American gold-ring valued USD500,00, a lady’s hand bag valued USD175,00, and a Diabetes Tester Machine valued USD250,00 amongst other things.
The victim stated further that on July 1, 2014, at the precise hour of 0130hrs while in bed, she noticed someone pointing a bright light in her face, requesting a sum of money from her. According to her, her attackers told her she has been set up and that they were sent by unknown men.
The victim said, the alleged robbers demanded money from her and made away with those items.
Meanwhile, during Police preliminary investigation, the victim, Paulita Q. Samuels and her children were said to have been robbed by the robbers; the reports also shows that the victim sustained wounds from her attackers after she was beaten several times by the alleged robbers.
Police also noticed during the investigation that Paulita Q. Samuels was mal- handled along with another victim, Princess Teewia and the robbers told her to bring the money she has received from her son and also told Princess to remove the password she had placed on her phone.
During the incident at the home of the victim, another victim David V. Wilson, along with victim Paulita’s grand-child Elsaybeth was present during the process when little Elsaybeth identified Benjamin Kargar who was said to be part of the robbery activities.
Meanwhile, in violation of Chapter 15, section 15.32 of the penal code of the Republic of Liberia, the alleged robbers have been arrested and forward to court to face trial.