At about 5pm on Saturday August 18, Former Resident Minister North Honorable Alie D. Kamara popularly known as (ALIE Gberfay) was arrested after police was alerted by the current Resident Minister Madam Isata Abdulai Kamara of suspecting him of smuggling some unknown items from lungi.
The police set up a road block and later intercepted him on his way to Portloko.
He was caught with cartoons of fish and two transformers from lokomasama hospital in a vehicle with registration number AMY 234, on his way to a hotel for installation. The owner of the hotel is still unknown as to whether it is the property of the Former Resident Minister or belonging to government.
The vehicle he was caught in is also allegedly a former government vehicle but now converted to a commercial one.
He was interrogated but after the intervention of Honorable Bun Wurie who is the Special Adviser to President Julius Maada Bio, former Resident Minister was released.