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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Police reveal names in diplomatic passport saga

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Press release

On the 23rd August 2019, the Inspector General’s office opened an investigation into a case of diplomatic passport fraud involving three protocol officers of the ministry of foreign affairs namely Saikou Sanneh, Ibrahim JS Sanneh and Ousman Touray (currently at large).

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Later on, Mansa Sumareh was also arrested in relation to the same matter, all of them allegedly helping to facilitate diplomatic passport for one Bakary Susso.

In a similar development on the 24th August 2019 Malick Tunkara was arrested at the Airport in possession of a suspected fake diplomatic passport.

Yankuba Susso, Amadou Touray, and Musa Njie were arrested for their involvement.
On the 27th August 2019, Superintendent Banka Jatta and Chief Inspector Lang Tombong Sabally of the Gambia Immigration Department were invited for questioning.

On the 30th August 2019 Michael T Ladipo a Nigerian national was also arrested in connection to the case.

Meanwhile investigations continue.

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