Armed Robbers Attack Lawyer

first_imgA senior labor consultant, who is also a practicing lawyer with the Henries Law Firm on Benson Street, Monrovia, Mr. Gibson D. Manntain, was reportedly attacked and injured recently by suspected armed robbers. The incident occurred in the Soul Clinic Community near the late former President Moses Z. Blah’s residence. Manntain suffered a deep cut on his forehead, even after handing over L$7,320 plus US$800 and the keys to his vehicle to the alleged armed robbers.Narrating his horrifying encounter to the Daily Observer in an exclusive interview yesterday, Mr. Manntain said the incident took place early Wednesday (April 1) at about 3:30 A.M.He said two men broke into his apartment armed with what he described as short single-barrel guns and requested for money and the keys to his Nissan Forerunner. They threatened to cut his baby into two and rape his wife, if he refused.The victim said for the sake of his family’s safety, he handed over the money and the keys to one of the men.“While I was confused and pleading with them not to harm us, one of them hit my heard with a sharp object and I began to bleed and immediately the men left,” he said.Mr. Manntain said he later sought treatment at a nearby Drug Store. The victim is a first year student at the Louise Arthur Grimes School of Law at the University of Liberia.He said the money taken away by the robbers, included his tuition and he is therefore appealing to humanitarian organizations to come to his assistance.Police at the central headquarters of the Liberia National Police confirmed receiving a report about Mr. Manntain’s ordeal, and informed the Daily Observer that the case is being investigated.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

DDTV: GAA STARS BRING ANGLO-CELT HOME TO DONEGAL TOWN

first_imgThe atmosphere was electric in the late hours of Sunday and early hours of Monday as Donegal’s GAA heroes returned home with the Anglo-Celt Cup after beating Derry by six points in Clones.This video captures the atmosphere. Click to play. DDTV: GAA STARS BRING ANGLO-CELT HOME TO DONEGAL TOWN was last modified: July 18th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Donegal GAADONEGAL TOWN HOMECOMINGDonegal v Derrylast_img read more