Court issues arrest warrant against Deyda Hydara alleged murderers Sanna Manjang & Bombardier

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Principal Magistrate Isatou Janneh-Njie of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court today issued an arrest warrant against the alleged murderers of the late renowned Gambian journalist Deyda Hydara.


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The warrant issued at the request of the Police Prosecution Unit is against the suspected murderers of late Deyda Hydara namely former Major Sanna Manjang, a jungler and an alleged serial killer of former President Jammeh and ex-army Colonel Kawsu Camara, widely known as Bombardier formerly imprisoned after being accused of involving in the 2009 Coup.

They are charged with conspiracy to commit murder and murder, all contrary to the Laws of The Gambia.


Police say the accused persons conspired among themselves sometime in 2004 to murder journalist Deyda Hydara.

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Police further alleged that the duo unlawfully caused the death of journalist Deyda Hydara by shooting him with a gun on his forehead.


All the suspects are currently out of the country but police want them arrested and extradited to face justice for the atrocities committed in the Gambia.

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