Sierra Leone ALERT: Editor arrested

Sahr Musa Yamba, editor of Concord Times an independent newspaper based inFreetown,Sierra Leone was arrested by plain clothes Policemen and sent to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Police Headquarters.

The policemen gave no explanation for Yamba’s arrest but said they were acting on instructions from the Attorney General’s (AG) Office. Following the, information, Yamba went to the AG’s office to demand an explanation to the arrest. On reaching there, the AG merely asked the editor to go home and report at the CID office the next day, March 21.

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