Monday, March 11, 2013

NIA Releases Gambian Journalist, Baboucarr Ceesay

Gambian Journalists’ leader Mr Ceesay is released
Gambian journalists’ leader Baboucarr Ceesay has been released by the country’s spy agency, the NIA, around 6pm today, Front Page International (FPI) can confirm.

Ceesay was arrested and detained for the second time in six months on Friday, March 8, 2013 - this time by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

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“I was released on self bail and the agency is holding my passport,” Ceesay told FPI this evening. He is not charged, but the NIA is investigating him.

Mr Ceesay is the first vice president of The Gambia Press Union (GPU), and a stringer of the Nairobi-based Africa Review, an outlet of the Nations Media Group.


A VERSION OF THIS STORY FIRST APPEARED ON FRONT PAGE INTERNATIONAL (FPI) 


Written by Modou S. Joof
 
 
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