The Director of Gambia Prisons Service, David Colley has been fired with immediate Effect from today, Friday, February 24, 2017, this medium has confirmed.
David Colley is been replaced by one Commissioner Ansumana Manneh.
Manneh held several portfolios at the Gambia Prison Department. He was one time Director of Administration and also Camp Commander at Jeshwang Prison.
It is not yet clear whether Mr Colley is arrested after his removal. He is seen as one of the biggest enablers of former President Yahya Jammeh especially when it comes to the ungodly treatment of detainees. Known as ‘wicked man’ by all prisoners especially those in Mile II Central Prison for been heartless to them, Colley have been executing all orders of inhumane treatment to political prisoners under the directives of former President Jammeh.
It could be recalled that Mr Colley was sometime back in 2011 accused of feeding prisoners with a dead bull. This resulted to the death of many of them. He was fired and arrested but later bounced back after he was freed by the courts.