The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia. More…

Only two people were released on bail because of their health conditions. Initially, according to the two suspects Brima Kpaka and BS Massaquoi, they were tied by Sam Bockarie, alias Mosquito, while in the custody of the AFRC. They were tied for six days and they had rotting wounds when they were brought to the station and, because according to our police routine we don't detain sick people, we don't place sick people under bars, so our chief police officer requested from the Secretary of State that because of the condition of those people they should be released on bail and he approved. The others remained in custody, because at the material time nobody came up to bail them and so they remained in custody while those two people were released on bail.

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