The Gambian police have informed of the arrest of three members of the family of former President Yahya Jammeh. They are young brothers of the strong man of Kanilai, the three arrested are Jalamang Jammeh, Sainey Jammeh and Araba Jammeh. The brothers were arrested in their native village of Kanilai and transported to Banjul where they lend themselves to questions from police investigators.
Gambian police spokesman Foday Conta told the press that the Jammeh brothers are being arrested to help the investigators in the investigations they are carrying out. The police spokesman, however, refrained from pronouncing on the circumstances of the arrest of these three members of the family of former President Yahya Jammeh.
The police also inform that the Jammeh interrogations took place at the police headquarters in Banjul. The police authorities want to extract some information from the brothers of the former head of state in Gambia, in exile in Equatorial Guinea.
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2 of the three brothers of the former president, Yahya Jammeh, who were arrested by the police, are still detained pending investigations. According to a police source, the trio is being investigated on missing cattle on the former president’s Kanilai farm.
The trio, Jalamang Jammeh, Sainey Jammeh and Araba Jammeh were arrested and taken to Bwiam before being transferred to the police headquarters in Banjul, the Gambian Daily Observer reported, according to a source close to the family. Command of the police
Currently, the elder brother of the former president, Araba Jammeh, was reportedly dismissed for health reasons, but asked to report to the police the next day. Contacted, police spokesman APS Conta confirmed the detention of the brothers of the former president.
For the newspaper Jollofonews, the ex-president’s brothers are detained for a cow sale business. ” They were questioned in connection with the sale of certain cows belonging to the former president. The sale would have been authorized by former President Jammeh. The Jammeh brothers are employed on their brothers’ various farms but have not been paid since the fall of the Jammeh regime.
Former President Jammeh, who is the breadwinner and currently in exile in Equatorial Guinea, reportedly asked the brothers to sell some of his cows to pay back the wages of other employees working on his farms and for maintenance Of families. Mr. Jammeh’s assets have not been frozen by Adama Barrow’s new regime, but the authorities are attempting to establish the number of properties and businesses he owns in the country.