Abdoulie G. Dibba Haruna Gassama, the current President of the Central River RiceHarona Farmers’ Cooperative Ltd, who was arrested on Monday 2nd March 2015 at Brikamaba in the Central River Region (CRR), is being detained at the National Intelligent Agency (NIA) in Banjul, according to a family source.Mr. Gassama was arrested on the day the staff of the Sheriff Division were in Brikamaba to execute a judgment order made by Justice Penda Dibba on the 12th January 2015 in favour of the plaintiff (Haruna Gassama and his committee). According to the judgment, the defendants, comprising Alhagi Musa Gimbo Trawally and his committee, are ordered to hand over forthwith the affairs and assets of the Rice Farmers Cooperative Society LTD to the duly elected executive i.e. Haruna Gassama and his committee. It further ordered the defendants (Alhagi Musa Gimbo Trawally and his committee) to give a true and proper account of the financial state and assets of the Society and have further restrained each of them from holding out as members of the executive committee and from continuing to act in such capacity during the term of the new executive, among others. The family source told this reporter “after missing him for 23 days without any trace, we now know that our loved one is being detained at the NIA office in Banjul but we are yet to have access to him.”]]>

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