Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Gambian Authorities Welcome Indictment of Jungler Michael Sang Correa

Must Read

Is A Provision Of The Constitution Breached By Approving A Loan Scheme For Nams?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Somebody posed the following question to Sait Matty Jaw: Sait Matty Jaw can you enlighten me...

5700 Dalasi Price Subsidy For Groundnuts: What Is The World Market Price?

According to GGC, Government has introduced 5700 Dalasis per metric ton as price subsidy for the purchase of groundnuts...

Gambians Contribute to Development of Exploration in 18 and 19 Centuries- says NCAC Director

By Ndey Sowe Hassoum Cessay, the Director for the National Center of Arts and Culture (NCAC) has disclosed that Gambians...

The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of The Gambia Government said on Friday that it welcomes the indictment in the United

States of Mr Michael Sang Correa, a member of the Junglers Patrol Team under former President Jammeh, for alleged crimes of torture committed in The Gambia.

“The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of welcomes the indictment in the United States of Mr Michael Sang Correa, a member of the Junglers Patrol Team under former President Jammeh, for alleged crimes of torture committed in The Gambia”, said a press release issued by the Justice Ministry.

According to the release, the Ministry of Justice is particularly grateful to the United States Government for its continued strong support to and cooperation with The Gambia Government especially in respect of the on-going transitional justice process. The indictment of Mr Correa by US authorities is an extraordinary legal milestone, added the Gambian authorities.

“It demonstrates that no matter where such crimes are committed, and wherever the culprits may be hiding, global accountability mechanisms will reach them, and that there is no hiding place for those who commit such crimes in today’s world”, said the authorities.

- Advertisement -

They said the Government of The Gambia will continue to cooperate with US authorities in Mr Correa’s case, as well as in other active cases in the United States in which The Gambia Government has an interest.

“The Ministry also wishes to take this opportunity to renew its strong encouragement for those who are still at large to take advantage of the TRRC process while that window remains open. The alternative is to face certain prosecution for your crimes and there will be no hiding place or sanctuary for you. You can only run but you cannot hide forever, and you will be caught.”

Latest News

Is A Provision Of The Constitution Breached By Approving A Loan Scheme For Nams?

QUESTION OF THE DAY Somebody posed the following question to Sait Matty Jaw: Sait Matty Jaw can you enlighten me...
- Advertisement -

5700 Dalasi Price Subsidy For Groundnuts: What Is The World Market Price?

According to GGC, Government has introduced 5700 Dalasis per metric ton as price subsidy for the purchase of groundnuts during the 2020 / 2021...

Gambians Contribute to Development of Exploration in 18 and 19 Centuries- says NCAC Director

By Ndey Sowe Hassoum Cessay, the Director for the National Center of Arts and Culture (NCAC) has disclosed that Gambians during the 18 and 19...

National Park Guide Says Gambia Home to Over 100 Chimpanzees

By Ndey Sowe A guide at the River Gambia National Park (RGNP) Rene Bonange, has disclosed that the country currently has a total of one...

NCAC Trains Barra Women, Youth on Tour Guiding, Livelihood Skills

By Ndey Sowe The National Center for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has on Monday, 30th November, 2020, commenced a weeklong training for youth and women...
- Advertisement -

People Also Read This