Mr. Sana Camara, a journalist working for The Standard newspaper in The Gambia who was detained by police in Banjul has said that his bail has been extended to Monday, 7July. According to Foroyaa newspaper’s Monday edition, Mr. Camara claimed he did not know his fate given instructions for him to be reporting on bail at the Police headquarters in Banjul.
Camara had bylined a story on human trafficking following an interview he purportedly had with Police spokesperson, ASP David Kujabi published in the Friday 27 June edition of The Standard Newspaper.
Camara was granted bail on Monday, 30 June and asked to report the following day Tuesday 1 July only to be told to visit the police on 3 July.
Mr Camara was expected to report to the police on Monday.
He said the reason given to him is the absence of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Yankuba Sonko who is said to be out of the country.
The Standard reporter has not been charged but was accused of false publication.
( Courtesy AGENCIES ………. Source ………. NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS)