FBI questions U.S.-based Gambian civil society leader over coup plot

January 7, 2015 6:39 PM

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DAKAR/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Gambian civil society leader based in the United States said on Wednesday he had been questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation over a failed coup plot allegedly planned on U.S. soil.

Federal prosecutors have already charged a Texas businessman and a former U.S. Army sergeant over the failed Dec. 30 plot to oust President Yahya Jammeh while he was away from the tiny West African nation.

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