Man Allegedly Cuts Off Brother’s Ear

By: Yassah J. Wright

Judge Kennedy Peabody

The Monrovia City Court has detained a 26-yr old man, identified as George Diggs,for allegedly cutting off an ear of his brother, Anthony Kollie.

According to a police charge sheet in the possession of this paper, on October 9, 2017, defendant George Diggs of Montserrado County was arrested informed of his constitutional right, investigated and charged with Aggravated Assault from a complaint filed against him by the victim.

The charge sheet averred that, on October 7, 2017, he (Kollie) was on 3rdStreet in Sinkor siting at his neighbor’s house when he saw defendant Diggs coming and he (Kollie) said, “While brown boy is coming sad?”

Predicated upon that, Diggs got irritated and begin to allegedly abuse Kollie, thus resulting into a fist fight.

Kollie alleged that, while he was standing aside thinking about not fighting, defendant Diggs came from behind him and bit his ear off causing him to bleed profusely and was immediately rushed to the John F. Kennedy (JFK) for medical attention.

The police charge alleged that Defendant Diggsadmitted to the allegation. He further said that, October 7, 2017, he was given the amount of L$500 by an old man for safe keeping but later noticed the money was missing.

Diggs said thinking about how to repay the money, his brother (Kollie) saw him and allegedly provoked him to anger, thereby resulting into a fist fight between them.