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Gambian Diplomat Arrested

Jan 6, 2009, 7:21 AM

Lamin B. Sanyang, alias Sabi, the Financial Attaché at the Gambian Embassy in the United States has been arrested; this paper has been reliably informed.

Family sources say that he was arrested by security forces at his hotel last week shortly after his arrival and is currently detained at the Police Headquarters in Banjul.

However, the reason for his arrest is not yet known.