-As Motorcyclists Seek Justice For Fallen Colleague
By Esau J. Farr
Report from Maryland County speaks of an indefinite street protest being staged by motorcyclists in the area.
According to a FARBRIC Radio Correspondent in the county, the protest is being staged by members of the Commercial Motorcycle Transport Union of Liberia (CMTUL) Maryland Chapter.
The cyclists are quoted as telling journalists in the area that their protest is aimed at demanding an account from government through state security on the where about of unknown individuals alleged of murdering one of their colleagues identified as Bill Myers.
The deceased is said to have been hired by an unknown person who later took him to an unknown place where he was allegedly mobbed to death.
Bill’s alleged attackers are reported to have dumped him on the Harper-Zwedru highway and took away his motorcycle.
Local journalists who went on the scene of the incident reported that there were pieces of evidence that the deceased had a struggle with his attackers for his life before he was later overpowered by them (his attackers).
The incident is reported to have taken place over the weekend after which the late Bill was observed to have gone missing for days after he transported the unknown person.
It is reported that after family members and motorcyclists who were friends to Bill observed that he was not seen for about two days, they raised alarm and reported the matter to the Police who after which they all launched a search campaign for the missing cyclist before his lifeless body was found dead with alleged bruises on his body.
On Monday, January 28, 2019 motorcyclists in the area begun an indefinite strike setting roadblocks in demand of justice for their dead colleague.
The motorcyclists are quoted as saying they will not rest until the alleged killers of their fallen friend are arrested and brought to justice. TNR