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BARROW DID NOT RELEASE ME FROM PRISON

By Almamo Kamaso

Modou Touray who was a victim of the Jammeh regime told the Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparation Commission (TRRC) that he was physically assaulted and subjected various types of humiliation in the hand of the notorious agency.

Touray was among the April 14 victims, as they peacefully took to the streets to demand for electoral reforms.  Modou told the TRRC that, they were led by late Solo Sandeng ,and that they peacefully match from Bambo through the bussy Serekunda / Banjiul high way until at Westfield when the uniformed men and women turn the whole process into a violent action.

Touray revealed that, when he was arrested he was taken to the mile 2 prisons first and later he was then moved to the NIA where they, that is he and 7 others people were subjected to very humiliating treatments.

He said among them seven other people die after the tortures, but for Solo Sandeng  he die in their hands. Among those who die later was Lang Marong, Ebrima Janko Ceesay and others.

When he was ask if it was true that  President Barrow was the one who  pardons him  after he  were convicted and sentence to prison. Touray quickly told the commissioners that he was not pardon by President Barrow, but rather by the Courts. He explained that  when they were sentenced Barrow has not finished his campaign.

Modou said , After when Jammeh refuses the results and there was an impasse, Barrow was on the running,  he was helped by people to hide him, so how can such a man pardon someone else? He asked

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