Magistrate Surahata Danso of Brikamaba Magistrates Court has been arrested by  state security operatives since Tuesday evening, November 1. According to reliable sources, the outspoken Magistrate was arrested at Brikamaba and later transferred to The Police Headquarters at the Serious Crime Unit in Banjul.

 

“We tried finding out at the station but were told that the order came from the top,” said a source. The Station Officer and top officials were contacted but they also said the order came the from top.

 

Magistrate Danso was denied bail police bail as the police have not come forward with any charges. No reason was given for his arrest.