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Lawyer Badou Conteh arrested, detained

Jun 3, 2013, 10:45 AM

The Point has learnt through impeccable sources that renowned Lawyer Badou SM Conteh has been arrested and is currently detained.

According to our sources, Lawyer Badou Conteh was picked up by three officers in plainclothes last week Wednesday, and has since then not been seen by his family.

Though no reason has been advanced as to what led to his arrest, this development comes in the wake of the detention of former Attorney General and Minister of Justice and the former Solicitor General and Legal Secretary.

Justice Lamin Jobarteh and Pa Harry Jammeh respectively were arrested on Thursday 23rd May 2013, and remained in detention at the time of going to press.