Guinea: putschists briefly detain ex-minister

Coup leaders in Guinea have arrested former minister Tibou Kamara on Sunday and ransacked his home before releasing him hours later.

Former minister Tibou Kamara’s house in the capital Conakry was raided in the morning by militaries. He was after taken to an unidentified location but was freed in the afternoon.

He was accused of violating a commitment to stay neutral towards the military administration.

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Tibou Kamara was Minister of State for the Presidency, Special Advisor to the President of the Republic, Minister of Industry and SMEs of Guinea under Alpha Condé.

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