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Manlafi Sanyang Laid to Rest

Aug 22, 2008, 8:27 AM

Information reaching The Point states that the recently jailed Ex-Superintendent Manlafi Sanyang, who reportedly passed away on Wednesday 20thAugust following a brief illness, was yesterday laid to rest in his native town of Brikamaba in Central River Region.

Ex-Superintendent Manlafi Sanyang, whose untimely death came to many as a surprise was the ex-government vehicles controller before he was arrested together with Ex- Lieutenant Bakary Camara, a former Principal Protection Officer to the President in January, 2008.

The late Manlafi Sanyang was then taken to court and was last week Tuesday 12thAugust, 2008 convicted and sentenced to thirteen months imprisonment at the State Central Prison in Mile 2.

Many people who spoke to this paper yesterday paid tribute to the late Manlafi Sanyang whom they described as a true patriot.