INCHR/LNP warn against human rights abuses & electoral violence

Tuesday, October 10 is voting day and an official of the Independent National Commission on Human Rights official says the Commission has deployed 140 monitors across Liberia to observe the polls.

Attorney Bartholomew Colley, the Commission’s Acting Chairperson, said as part of its functions, INCHR will closely monitor the elections, mainly the human rights aspect of holding free, fair and transparent elections in Liberia.

Speaking at a news conference during the weekend, Attorney Colley challenged citizens, political actors and the national elections commission to play their respective roles in the spirit peace and unity.

In another development, Police Inspector General Gregory Coleman has said the Police will go after any one that will instigate or involved in electoral violence.

The Police Chief told a team of reporters that the Liberia National Police compiling all electoral violence-related cases across the Country and will bring to book alleged perpetrators after the elections.

Inspector General Coleman has also disclosed that 7,500 Police Officers have been deployed across Liberia to provide security.

By Alfred & Cyrus 

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