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Ex-Prison Director David Colley released on bail

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The erstwhile Director of The Gambia Prison Service, David Colley has been released on bail, The Fatu Network has confirmed.

Colley was arrested and detained at the Kairaba Police Station, days after he was removed as Prison chief on February 24th, 2017.

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Police Public Relations Officer Inspector Foday Conta confirmed the bail saying Mr Colley was released since Thursday, March 2nd, 2016. He also confirmed that Mr Colley has been charged for abuse of office.

PRO Conta said conditions for the bail are provision of two Gambian nationals as sureties with valid Identity Cards and also for him to be reporting to the Police station every other day as his case is still under investigations.

Meanwhile, Mr Colley has ever been accused of enabling former President Yahya Jammeh in abusing the rights of prisoners’ especially political prisoners in the Mile II Prison.

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