Alhaji Kebba Touray held incommunicado at NIA for 19 days now


By Mustapha Jallow Alhaji Kebba Touray, who runs a clearing and forwarding agency, and is said to be sick and bed-ridden for six months, is still being held incommunicado at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) headquaters in Banjul for 19 days now.This was revealed by a close family source who indicated that they are still not allowed access to him and that the reason for his arrest and detention is not known to them. Mr. Touray is being held for more than 72 hours without release or bail. The family said he was arrested around 2pm on Saturday, 24 January, 2015 at his residence at Tobacco Road in Banjul by men who identified themselves as agents of the NIA asking him to accompany them to a meeting at state house in Banjul. In 2009, Mr. Touray was arrested and later released in the wake of the arrest of Lt. Gen. Lang Tombong Tamba, a former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), and others .]]>