Uncle kills nephew over D200

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Police in Basse in the Upper River Region (URR) have arrested one Muhammed Touray, a native of Kulari village in the Tumana District, Upper River Region, for reportedly killing his nephew, Saikou Touray, over two hundred dalasis, The Point can reveal.

The suspect is currently being detained at the Basse Police Station as investigation into the matter deepens. A source that spoke to our reporter on the condition of anonymity said the suspect’s wife accused the victim of stealing her two hundred dalasis, upon which the suspect acted and tied up his nephew inside his house and beat him to death with a chain.

“He was arrested by the Basse police at around 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the afternoon.” He is currently helping the police in their investigation, our source added.

Author: Momodou Jawo