MONROVIA: In the wake of a disturbing video trending on social media purportedly depicting the brutal beating of a woman at Redlight, Paynesville, President elect Joseph Nyuma Boakai has in the strongest terms categorically condemned the mob action and the flagrant disregard for the rule of law and the dignity of womanhood and described the act as “unLiberian”.
In a press release issued by the office of the President elect, the release highlighted the inhuman manner the helpless woman was violently beaten by a mob in the presence of a crowd of onlookers.
He said it was regrettable that several people would stand by with cameras and not swiftly intervene to rescue the woman from the mob violence.
His Excellency the President -Elect has called on the Liberia National Police and the Ministry of Justice to act swiftly to arrest, investigate and prosecute all of those involved in the unwarranted act against the woman.
Meanwhile, the President -Elect said he is glad that the young woman is reportedly recovering at an undisclosed location and has wished her speedy recovery.
His Office is ready to reach out to the family of the victim, a dispatch from the USA said.
President -Elect Boakai is calling on Liberians to uphold the rule of law and respect each other’s rights and dignity.