By Lamin Sanyang
The Former Deputy Director General of the notorious National Intelligence Agency Lees Gomez, alongside other operatives, Yusupha Jammeh, Lamin Lang Sanyang, Dawda Ndure, Haruna Susso, Tamba Massireh, Babucarr Sallah and Lamin Darboe are right now being escorted to the Banjul magistrate court where charges are expected to be preferred on them before the 72 hour deadline for detention elapses.
Sources say the men who were picked up will be charged with conspiracy to commit felony contrary to section 386 of the criminal code. A charge the source said all eight men are expected to deny.
Meanwhile, the Police Spokesperson, Foday Conta has confirmed to reporters that some of the operatives Yusupha Jammeh, Lamin Lang Sanyang, Dawda Ndure and Haruna Susso were arrested on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.
Tamba Massireh, Babucarr Sallah and Lamin Darboe were arrested this morning.
“So far these are the people arrested. The investigations has lead to their arrests. We are still doing investigation,” Superintendent Foday Conta said.
All arrestees are detained at police headquarters in Banjul. A security source disclosed that they may be remanded after the court proceedings today.