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Gambia Detainees


Two men have been detained by U.S. authorities for their alleged part in a plot to overthrow the Gambian President Yahya Jammeh in a failed coup attempt on December 30th. The U.S. Justice Department says Monday Papa Faal, who holds a dual citizenship and Cherno Njie were arrested in the United States upon their return from the Gambia. VOA’s Vincent Makori talks via phone to Tamsir Jasseh, Former Deputy Inspector General of Police as well as Director General of Immigration- Republic of Gambia.

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