HC Deb 30 July 1959 vol 610 c111W
6. Mrs. Castle

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what were the nature and causes of the injuries sustained by Mr. Sam Banda, a Nyasaland detainee, in Kanjedza detention camp between 4th July and 10th July, 1959.

Mr. J. Amery

There is evidence that Mr. Sam Banda received bruises to his face consistent with his having received a blow. The Attorney-General of Nyasaland has ordered an investigation, which is now proceeding, with a view to a decision on criminal proceedings.

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