Two lawyers are reported to have been arrested today March 20, 2015 by police
Francis M. Gbaya Esq. of Brewah & Co Chambers was said to have been arrested and dragged to the Central Police Station.
Sources said they were among the group of lawyers demonstrating against the President’s action of relieving the Vice President, Alhaji Sam- Sumana, from office.
The Chairman of the Kono District Council, Richard Abdulrahman Koringa, and the Mayor of Koidu New Sembehun City Council, Saa Emerson Lamina, in a joint press statement in reaction to the expulsion of the VP from the APC party have also urged the APC to go back to the drawing board.
The Ambassador to the Peoples Republic of China, Honourable Victor B. Foh, was sworn in on Thursday as Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone.
The Sierra Leone Bah Association was also said to be in stalemate with some lawyers stating the President’s action was ‘legal’ while others said it contravenes the Constitution of Sierra Leone.