Danesious Marteh, a sports’ reporter with privately-owned Frontpage Africa newspaper was assaulted by three foreign-based players of the national soccer team for photographing them.
The players, Dioh Williams, Francis Grand-pa Doe and Dulee Johnson manhandled Marteh and destroyed his digital camera.
The incident occurred after the three were expelled from the national team for alleged acts of indiscipline and this was announced by the authorities during a press conference at the SKD Sports Complex in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia where they were present.
Marteh approached the players to photograph them and to get their reaction, but they pounced on him and assaulted him
Eyewitnesses who confirmed the incident said Dioh Williams poured water on the journalist.