Mika Bah, a 32-year-old Senegalese, has been arrested by the Gambia Police
Force yesterday after he allegedly killed his roommate, Pap Njie, also a
They are both natives of Piscine in Senegal but live in Manjaikunda in The Gambia.
Police spokesman, Foday Conta, said the police got a complaint on Saturday, 21 October 2017, between the hours of 2-3am that Mika killed Pap, 39.
According to testimonies, Pap was sleeping on a mattress at the veranda of their house where Mika found him and hit him with a heavy stick on the face and instantly broke seven of his teeth.
“He continued to hit him with the stick resulting to fractures on Mika’s hands, legs, and ribs as confirmed by the post-mortem report,” Conta said.
“The police, henceforth, started to investigate the matter and today [yesterday], we got intelligence report that he was sighted in Tanji village. Therefore, the police-led security taskforce and investigators from Kanifing police region laid an ambush on him and eventually arrested him.”
He said Mika is now under police custody helping them in the investigation.
“He will be officially charged for murder tomorrow,” the police spokesman said.