The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Lt. General Masanneh Kinteh has confirmed the arrest of Brig. General Umpa Mendy and Brig. General Ansumana Tamba, both former aides of the Gambia's former president Yahya Jammeh. He said the duo are helping the security in their investigations. The duo fled into exile alongside with the former dictator Jammeh to Equatorial Guinea on January 21st, last year following Jammeh's defeat in the December 1st 2016 presidential election.

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