Senegalese police say they have arrested general Bora Colley, the man who ran Gambia’s prisons, where human rights group say perceived political opponents were tortured and in some cases died.

Colley was made director of prisons by Gambia’s former leader, Yahya Jammeh, who lost an election last month but refused to step down.
Enca reports that Colley has since been handed over to Senegalese military authorities Senegalese police say.
Colley who was appointed director of Gambia’s prisons in 2012 served as commander of the military camp in Jammeh’s home village on kanilai.
Human Rights Watch accused Jammeh’s government of forced disappearances, arbitrary detention and the torture of journalists, political opponent and critics.
Gay, Lesbian and transgender people were also targeted

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