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Yankuba Badjie 4 Others Sentenced To Death

Former NIA DG Yankuba Badjie & Ebrima Solo Sandeng

By Mustapha Ceesay & Buba Gagigo

Yankuba Badjie, former NIA Director; Saikou Omar Jeng, former Director of Operations; Baboucarr Sallah; Tamba Masireh; and Lamin Darboe have been sentenced to death as the 1st, 3rd, 4th, 7th and 8th accused persons.

They were found guilty of the murder of Solo Sandeng in April 2016.

However, the 6th accused person, Haruna Susso have not been found guilty for the act; while the 2nd accused, Louis Gomez, former NIA Deputy Director died before the completion of the case.

They were standing trial on twenty-five charges ranging from murder, causing grievous harm, accessory, conspiracy to commit felony, fraudulently preparing a death certificate, forgery, making document without authority, fabricating evidence, disobedience to statutory and abducting.

Follow details of the 10 hours judgement by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara in our subsequent publications.

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