IGP. Hon. Coleman
              IGP. COLEMAN
The Liberia National Police is currently conducting a thorough investigation into the reported flogging of Mr. Alfred Parker in the Virginia, Waterside Community at 4 AM on Friday, March 1, 2024.
Based on information received from our Zone 6 headquarters, the victim was subjected to physical assault by a group of enraged residents in the early morning hours of Friday, as they mistakenly perceived him to be a criminal.
With the assistance of the Zone 6 Police Detachment, immediate medical attention was provided to the victim, who was promptly transported to the John F. Kennedy Medical Hospital and is currently receiving treatment.
In response to this incident, Police Inspector General, Honorable Gregory Coleman, has issued a directive for a swift and comprehensive investigation to ensure that the perpetrators are apprehended and held accountable to the fullest extent of the law.
Honorable Coleman emphasizes that his administration places great importance on police accountability and the transparent handling of investigations. These principles will be given utmost priority.
He urges the family members and friends of Mr. Parker to remain calm, assuring them that justice will be served and their concerns will be addressed in a fair and timely manner.