Alleged Coup Leader’s Mother Missing for 68 Days

By Kebba Jeffang
Metta Njie, the mother of the late Lieutenant Colonel LaminCol. Lamin Sanneh
Sanneh, the former Commanding Officer at State House, who was killed during the 30th December 2014 attack on state
house, has not been seen by her family for 68 days today, according to family sources.A relative told this reporter yesterday, 9 March, 2015 that their
loved one is still missing since her arrest on 1 January, 2015, and
her whereabouts are not known to the family.
The mother of Lt. Col. Sanneh was reported to have been picked up by
men who claimed to be working for the National Intelligence Agency
(NIA) at her residence in Fajikunda Dumos on New Year’s Day. Since
then, the family has not seen or heard from her.
“We are renewing our call on the authorities to release our relative.
Her arrest and continuous incommunicado detention is traumatizing our
family as she has been its pillar,” said a close relative.