Wednesday, October 9, 2013
UDP’s Leader Interrogated at the NIA Headquarters
Leader of United Democratic Party (UDP) this morning went home as free man after spending more than one hour at the NIA headquarters in Banjul.
Lawyer Ousainou Darboe who told journalists on Tuesday that he has been called by the NIA for questioning have some of his supporters outside the headquarter; while others were at a nearby restaurant to wait for the outcome
When he finally came out of the NIA building, some of his supporters rush to shake hands with him while others put your hands together to cheer him up.
However, a perturbing look could clearly be seen on his face as he tells his supporters to remain calm.
Darboe drove away without speaking to journalists who approach him to find out the outcome of the questioning.
On Tuesday, a press conference was held at Mr Darboe’s residence in pipeline regarding the government’s recent statement that they (UDP) are tarnishing the country’s image.
His respond came after his party was blame of dissolute activities by ‘casting a very bad and negative image of both the Government and noble people of The Gambia’ by the government.
‘‘These people and institutions specialize in lying and providing false attestations for would-be asylum seekers using the main opposition party (UDP) as a platform for such nefarious activities, thereby casting a very bad and negative image of both the Government and noble people of The Gambia,’’ the government said in statement according to local newspapers.
Author: Binta A Bah