Ghanaian Captain of Fishing Trawler detained at Mile 2


By Muhammed Sailu Bah Ebenezer Noumo Justice, a Ghanaian national who is the captain of a fishing trawler, is reported to be arrested and subsequently detainedon Thursday, 25 June 2015, at the Mile Two central prison in the outskirts of the capital, Banjul, according to a source. The source informed Foroyaa that the captain of the trawler is working for a Chinese company called Fuyuang Yu 120 which is based in neighbouring republic of Senegal. The source, who works with the captain, said they normally come to Gambian waters for fishing as well as other countries along the coast of the countries in the sub region. He explained that the captain who was lodging in a motel was invited on Monday, 22 June, by the Marine Commander and that he spent the night there. He said on the following day, Tuesday, the captain was taken to Police headquarters in Banjul where he was detained until Thursday, 25 June, before being transferred to Mile 2 prison. He also said that they were allowed to take food to him at Mile 2 on Friday. The source revealed that their fishing trawler is presently docked at the Banjul jetty at ‘Wharfi Njago’ being the guarded by the navy personnel.  ]]>