Mr. Seedy Jaiteh, the former Human Resources (HR) Director of Gamcel Company, has been in detention without trial at Mile Two prisons for 65 days now, according to a close family source.
The family source disclosed that Mr. Jaiteh was picked up at his residence in Manjai Kunda around mid-night by men in plain clothes on 27 August 2014. The source added that the men who arrested him came with a black vehicle with tinted glasses and without a registration number.
“The following day after his arrest, we visited the NIA, police headquarters and NDEA at Holgam in Kanifing but were told that he was not in any of these detention centres,” revealed the family member.
The source said he was eventually traced at the NIA headquarters in Banjul and that the family was initially allowed to be taking food to him but this was stopped on 2 September 2014.
The source said, “We have been allowed access to him for about five days when he was detained at the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) head office in Banjul but could not see him since after this, as he was moved to the Mile Two prisons.”
Mr. Jaiteh is fifty two years old and has two wives and a child.