The residence of Justice Biobele Georgewill, one of three judges probing the administration of former President Ernest Bai Koroma, was attacked last night.
Information minister, Mohamed Rahman Swarray has confirmed the attack but couldn’t give much, emphasizing that “a fact-finding mission is on its way to the residence” in Goderich, just outside Freetown.
The Nigerian judge leads one of the three commissions of inquiry.The person(s) who attacked the residence of the Nigerian Justice Biobele Georgewill heading one of the commissions of inquiry investigating the former government of Sierra Leone, took away his laptop.
Sources say it contains his work at the commission and eight years of work in Nigeria. Those who visited the judge this morning say he was visibly shaken by it.
The motive of the attacker(s) is not immediately clear but Justice Biobele had openly spoken about receiving anonymous threatening telephone calls.
Questions are now being asked as to why the state did not provide him with a laptop when he arrived, and about the state of security at his residence.
Details continue to unfold.