Soldier found dead in a well

Friday, April 06, 2018

A corpse identified as Corporal Babucarr MS Bah, an active member of The Gambia Armed Forces was found dead in a well at Madiyana village, West Coast Region, The Point has been informed.

However, the circumstances surrounding the death of Corporal Bah could not be established at the time of gathering the report. But police and military intelligence are investigating the matter, people familiar with the matter say.

A person who spoke to our reporter on the condition of anonymity said the late Corporal Bah was known as Sheriffo Kujabi – a name he was called even at family level.

When contacted, the public relations officer (PRO) of The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF), Major Lamin K. Sanyang confirmed the development to our reporter. He said the incident happened Wednesday and the matter is currently under investigation to establish the cause of his death.

The body of the deceased, he added, has been taken to RVTH in Banjul.

Author: Momodou Jawo