Teranga FM Manager Abducted?


Alhaji Abdoulie Ceesay, Manager Teranga FM Teranga FM Radio Station, was picked up on Thursday, 2 July, 2015 after the breaking of the fast by some men who came with a black pajero vehicle and then taken away to an unknown destination.Mr. Amadou Ceesay, the younger brother, said Alhaji Abdoulie managed to call him on his phone to tell him that he was being taken away by operatives of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) but that the line eventually went dead. “This incident happened immediately after the breaking of the fast when a boy came to our home and told Alhaji Abdoulie that some people are waiting for him at the radio station. When he went and found them there they asked him to go with them in a waiting vehicle which drove off,” said the younger brother. He said they have been searching for Mr. Ceesay at many places of detention but could not trace him. “We have been to the NIA in Banjul and to several police stations but were told that Alhaji Abdoulie was not held by them,” said a concern brother. Meanwhile, the Gambia Press Union issued the following statement regarding this matter:]]>