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A view of some of the Presidential Solar Panel Lights A view of some of the Presidential Solar Panel Lights

For Stealing Presidential Solar Panel Lights 3 Jailed, Others Fined

LOFA COUNTY, LIBERIA -Several persons have been adjudged guilty by the Zorzor District Magisterial Court of stealing several solar panel lights in Fissibu, Lofa County.

Zorzor District Magisterial Court Judge on June 21, handed down a guilty verdict against Jerry Weah, Flomo Subah, Jerry Dukully for stealing the Solar Panel Lights in Fissibu Town, Ziyeama Clan in Zorzor District. Suspect Jerry Weah was found guilty of criminal facilitation and ordered to pay a fine of US$ 150 or go to jail for three months, while Jerry P. Sumo, Flomo Subah and Jerry Dukully were found guilty of theft of property for stealing the Solar Panel lights.
The Court ordered them to restitute the stolen Solar Panel Lights or go to jail for 12 months, while FlomoBestman was acquitted by the court due to lack of evidence of his involvement in the crime.

It can be recalled that recently, the men were arrested by the Liberia National Police(LNP following a tip-off, charged and sent to the Zorzor Magisterial Court for theft of the solar lights barely a week after President George Manneh Weah's visit to Lofa County during which time he installed several solar panel lights in Fissibu Town. Meanwhile, several citizens and residents of Lofa County have condemned the act committed by the convicts, and called for tougher actions against would-be violators.

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