Mambouray Njie And Alhagie Kebba Touray Released; Twelve December 30, Detainees Pardoned
Two top high profile detainees have been released from custody, the Freedom Newspaper can reveal. Mambouray Njie, the then Finance Minister, who was held for months without trial has been released. Also released was Alhagie Kebba Touray. Mr. Touray was detained in the wake of the failed December 3o, State House attack. Mr. Touray a native of Tabacoroad, was arrested at a time, when he was severely ill. He is now back home. Both Touray and Mambouray, have been pardoned.
Mr. Jammeh has given instructions to the security chiefs to free some of the detainees held without trial. Twelve detainees have been released so far. Jammeh said he has decided to pardon the detainees. It is part of his latest quest to reach out to Gambians for reconciliation.