By Lamin Njie

The Gambia Armed Forces has dismissed four soldiers after they were found guilty of plotting to eliminate chief of defence staff Masanneh Kinteh.

The Point reported on Tuesday Lance Corporals Lamin Sanneh, Ousman Jammeh, Ebrima Colley and Lamin Touray were dismissed on Monday.

The spokesman of the army Major Lamin Sanyang confirmed the dismissals, according to The Point.

The soldiers were arrested in June this year over allegations they were hatching a plot against General Kinteh. The army has however been economical on the issue.