Gambia: Jammeh’s ally sentenced to death by hanging

– – Yankuba Touray, an ally of Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh has been sentenced to death by hanging. Touray was charged with murder for his role in the killing of former finance Minister Ousman Koro Ceesay. On Wednesday a high Court judge in Banjul found Touray guilty of murder in what was considered the most anticipated judgement in the post-Jammeh era. His Counsel in October 2020 requested the High Court to discharge him of the accusation on grounds that, as a member of the Junta at the time of…

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