|Benjamin Yeaten |
A senator has told close door Senate hearing on the Ivorian conflict that one of former President Charles Taylor’s feared enforcers, Benjamin Yeaten, is active in the current war in Ivory Coast, according to senate and security sources.
The disclosure was made when senate met with several security chiefs Tuesday.
The Minister of Justice, Tah the foreign Minister, Christiana Tah, Immigration Chief Chris Massaquoi, along with senior police and defence officials, briefed the senate on the unfolding crisis in Ivory Coast with consequences for Liberia.
The hearing, our sources disclosed, also dealt with death threats reportedly between 2 senators (names withheld for now) from Grand Gedeh and Nimba Counties respectively. One of the senators is said to have threatened killing the other, but he denied the claim on the senate floor, our sources said.