May 28, 2009, 7:26 AM
The criminal case against Lamin B. Sanyang, alias Sabi, has been withdrawn by the state.
Lamin Sanyang, Financial Attache at the Gambia Embassy in the
The withdrawal letter, dated
"You are kindly urged to execute this directive immediately."
The prosecutor, ASP Touray, in applying to the court for withdrawal said: "We are applying for a withdrawal under section 68(1) of the Criminal Procedure Code.
"The reason is that we have received a letter from the Office of the President signed by the Secretary General."
The application was granted by Principal Magistrate Edrissa Mbai and the accused was subsequently discharged accordingly.
Mr. Sanyang was alleged to have some time in the month of March 2008 at
He was first arraigned on