The Minister of Interior, Mai Ahmad Fatty, has said that the government has sought the extradition of former interior minister, Ousman Sonko and General Bora Colley.
This came following Ministry of Interior intensifies investigations into enforced disappearances, the unmarked grave of the late Solo Sandeng was discovered and remains exhumed at a spot in Tanji, Interior Minister Mai Fatty said on his Facebook posting.
“I have authorized and invoked international criminal repatriation cooperation processes regarding those out of the jurisdiction for fugitives like Ousman Sonko, etc, and there is success with Bora Colley,” Minister Fatty said .
The Minister also said the Missing Persons Panel continues to work on all leads around the country, and 14 Junglers are under custody, some already on trial for torture and murder, including former NIA DG Yankuba Badjie.
He also condemned what he called the unacceptable assault of journalist Kebba Jeffanf Jnr saying no one should be a victim for the legitimate expression of his/her views. “I regret that the unexpected incident happened. Valuable lessons were learnt. We will provide security for journalists at public functions if they make the request in advance, and as far as law enforcement deployment can accommodate. Freedom of expression and of the press are here to stay,” Fatty said.