Cummings Surrender the May 19, CPP Original Framework Paper, BUT!!
At long last Alternative National Congress standard Bearer, Alexander Benedict Cummings has finally surrendered the original copy of the collaborating Political Parties (CPP) framework document of May 19, 2020.
Cummings through two of his lawyers, on Monday, February 14, 2022, presented the document in question to Magistrate Jomah Jallah of the Monrovia City Court but was rejected by the judge due to proper filing.
Magistrate Jallah says he cannot grant the same document in the absence of reading the judgment of the Circuit Court, as doing so would amount to acting outside the law.
On February 9, 2022, the Circuit Court upheld the Magisterial Court’s judgment, thereby ordering Cummings and his co-defendants in the forgery case to produce the original CPP framework document in his position.
Cummings, through his team of lawyers, took exception to the circuit Court decision on grounds that it would amount to self-incrimination as such they announced an appeal to the supreme court to undo the decision from both the magisterial and circuit courts.
But, surprisingly on Monday, February 14, 2022, two of cummings lawyers were spotted in the Monrovia City Court begging Magistrate Jallah to accept the document in question, but said plead did not materialize.
Magistrate Jallah indicated that accepting the document in the absence of reading the judgment from the circuit court (criminal court “A”) would not only be acting outside the law but also disrespectful and unethical on his part.
He advised that the lawyers pray for the assignment of the reading of the Circuit Court judgment at which time they can use the time to file the document.
The Magistrate noted that had they surrendered the document in question long before now, by then, they could not reach this level.