Ten soldiers have been dismissed from the Gambia National Army.Military spokesman Major Lamin Sanyang confirmed to The Standard that five of them are from the Navy and five from the Army Band.

The soldiers were arrested by personnel of the Anti Crime Unit of the police last year after their involvement in brigandage and extortion related activities.The army said their case was determined Monday after a summary trial conducted by their line command which delivered a verdict of dismissal from the service for all ten of them.

Sources close to the military have named the dismissed men as: Private Masanneh Jammeh, Private Ali Tamba, Private Benjamin Badjie, Private Musa Bah, Private Alonso Bojang, Able Seaman Kebba Jatta, Ordinary Seaman Demba Jobarteh, Ordinary Seaman Salifu TK Camara, Ordinary Seaman Lamin Trawally and Ordinary Seaman Abdoulie Chaw.


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