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Sierra Leonean Mayor Faces Probe After Official’s Arrest

  • Freetown Mayor Aki-Sawyerr to meet with police on Monday
  • Police held councilor as he and mayor were headed to New York
Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

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Police in Sierra Leone ordered the mayor of Freetown, the West African nation’s capital, to appear at a meeting following the arrest of one of her councilors, who was detained for allegedly inciting deadly violence earlier this year.