May 17, 2013, 10:07 AM
The Point has learned through judicial sources that Justice Almami Fanding Taal, a high court judge assigned to the civil division, has been removed from his position effective last week.
Though sources did not advance any reason(s) for his removal,
"You journalists like sensational things. I was not sacked but removed,"
Prior to his appointment as a high court judge, Almami Taal was a private legal practitioner, and Chairperson of the National Youth Council.
During his tenure as a high court judge,
He had also worked at the Attorney General's Chambers and the Gambia Divestiture Agency for seven years before going into private practice.