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LRA Expresses Shock Over Gruesome Attack On Customs Staff

(Monrovia: May 11, 2021); The Liberia Revenue Authority has expressed shock over the gruesome attack of one of its employees late Monday evening.

Information available to the LRA shows that employee, Moses Jallah, was attacked around 8 PM, Monday May 10, around Nyanfor Town, Patience Shop Community, Gardnersville.

Mr. Jallah is a staff of the Customs Department and works with the Anti-Smuggling Unit. He was just recently assigned at the Free Port of Monrovia, as part of the Destination Inspection (DI) site team.

The Destination Inspection site team of LRA Anti-Smuggling Unit usually inspects containers onsite.

The family has reported the case to the Liberia National Police  (LNP) and the investigation has begun.

The Liberia Revenue Authority empathizes with the family and wishes Mr. Moses Jallah speedy recovery.

According to Family sources, Mr. Jallah has been stabilized and is currently receiving treatment at a local health facility.

The LRA strongly condemns such cruel act meted against peaceful citizens.

The LRA will follow up with the investigation and provide details through its Communications, Media, and Public Affairs Section.

May 12, 2021