The Gambian police say it is investigating the break in incident which happened at the home of Justice Awa Bah, Freedom Newspaper can report. The incident occurred in the early hours of Friday morning. The Supreme Court judge was attacked by armed thieves, who descended into her bedroom. She and her daughter were tied to the ground, forced to surrender their jewelries, mobile phones and other expensive valuables. They were blindfolded with clothes covered on their faces, while the robbers grabbed whatever they could flee with. The thieves threatened to kill the judge and her daughter if they should cry. Justice Bah pleaded with them and said she was ready to do whatever that they the (thieves) wanted her to do, said our sources.
There were two armed police officers stationed at the judge’s home. They were said to be asleep when the burglars entered that highly fenced Judge’s home. The thieves then walked upstairs unnoticed and rudely awoken the judge and her family.
According to sources, another judge Justice Amina Saho live next to her colleague Justice Bah. The anti-crime unit police base is also not far from the judge’s broken home.
Officers at the Brusubi police have confirmed interviewing the two police officers, who were posted at Justice Bah’s home. The judge and her family were also interviewed.
The suspects are at large. No arrest has been made yet.