Feb 10, 2021, 10:46 AM
Former director of operations at National Intelligence Agent (NIA), Salimina Drammeh, yesterday testified before the TRRC, admitting he had participated in torturing Ballo Kanteh, Omar Dampha, Sainey Faye and Ebrima Barrow.
Kebba Cisse, 25, from Gambia was charged with possession of cannabis at Ta’ Fra Ben in Qawra on 18 October.
Inspector Alfredo Mangion arraigned the man before magistrate Joe Mifsud on Wednesday. Cisse had been arrested after he was found to be in possession of nine grams of marijuana. The man did not have the necessary permit to live in Malta and was also found to be residing on the island illegally.
He admitted the charge, entering a guilty plea. His lawyer, Daniel Attard stated that the accused had a clean criminal record and that the amount of drugs found was small.
The court conditionally discharged the man for a year. As he had been in Malta illegally, he will be deported.
Source Malta Today
A reliable source has informed The Point that Gambian agricultural products are disallowed in the People's Republic of China.
It has come to the attention of The Gambia Government that a private equity firm, the Africa Infrastructure Fund (A. I. F – Gambia LTD) has announced the establishment of its own COVID-19 Relief Fund to support the government’s ongoing efforts in response to the national emergency that the country is facing.