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WONGOSOL Saddened by Attack Against Ex-Chief Justice’s Residence

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MONROVIA: The Women NGOs Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL) says it is deeply saddened and regrets the incident reported from the residence of former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Liberia, Cllr. Gloria Musu Scott, in Brewerville, District 17, and Montserrado County on February 22, 2023.

According to Press Release issued under the signature of its Executive Director, Madam Esther Yango, they were informed firsthand by the survivor that armed robber invaded her home on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, after two failed attempts on the 8th & 9th of February 2022 respectively, resulting to the killing of one of her nieces and the severe wounding of another who were stabbed multiple times by the alleged robber.

“A promising young lady lost her live in such a gruesome manner,” WONGOSOL said in a release issued in Monrovia.

The release said the constitution of Liberia, the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights and the Universal Declaration on Human Rights give all citizens the right to protection.

According to the release it is so saddened that the Former Chief Justice, Cllr. Gloria Musu Scott wasn’t given protection after two attempts on her residence.

We strongly condemn this barbaric act and therefore, call on the Liberia National Police to speedily investigate the incident and bring the perpetrators to justice.

“We, under the umbrella of WONGOSOL, in solidarity with all other women condemn the repeated acts of violence perpetrated against women and children in Liberia. We are following this case with kin interest, while we closely watch the government of Liberia, through the Liberia National Police to act appropriately” The release concluded.

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