Dictator Yahya Jammeh’s leading assassin jungullar Sulayman Sambou, is said to have been taken into custody by the Brikama police. Sambou, who was complicit in the murder of UDP’s Solo Sandeng, and the rapping of the detained UDP female supporters, was arrested on Wednesday by the personnel of the National Drug Enforcement Agency, (NDEA), sources said. Mr. Sambou was caught with several bags filled with cannabis sativa (marijuana). Mr. Sambou was coming from Casamance, when he got stopped by the NDEA personnel at the Brikama police.
Mr. Sambou’s arrest followed a mission spearheaded by the jugulars to abduct and possibly kill the Kombo Central Independent MP Buba Ayi Sanneh. But that mission ended up failing after news of Sanneh’s abduction was reported by the online press particularly the Freedom Newspaper.
Mr. Sulayman Sambou has been Yahya Jammeh’s lead assassin. He supervises the arrest, abduction, torture, and killing of political opponents. Until last week, Mr. Sambou was on Jammeh’s good books.
According to sources, the jungullars have been placed under surveillance following the burning of the APRC bureau in Kanifing. Word within the State House have it that some jungullars close to the Kanilai monster are on the run, following the setting ablaze of the ruling Party’s political bureau.
It is public knowledge that the jungullars have been reputed to be engaged in narcotic trafficking. The arrest of Sulayman Sambou, has been seen as a decoy to get rid of some of the jungullars under Jammeh’s radar for elimination.
General Saul Badjie, who is also on Jammeh’s list of officers to be eliminated was informed about Saul Sambou’s arrest, but the General refused to intervene on Sambou’s behalf. Jungullars and officers close to General Badjie are on Jammeh’s radar for elimination.
In another development, an NIA officer Lamin Touray, alias mosquito was arrested recently in Brikama, on similar charges. Mosquito was subsequently remanded in prison. He is currently detained at the mile two prison.
Editors note: Our sources at the State House have confirmed the arrest of Sulayman Sambou. Sambou spoke to one of our sources, but he denied being arrested. Mr. Sambou told our source that he is safe and fine. Perhaps, he is using a cellular phone in his cell. Our sources maintained that Sambou is under custody.