Aug 26, 2011, 12:12 PM
As Some Security Officers Sacked
The government of The Gambia yesterday issued a press release declaring Mr. Charles Northfield, General Manager of Carnegie Minerals Company in The Gambia, 'wanted'.
Charles Northfield, a British National who was standing trial at the High Court in
According to the news release from the Department of State for Interior, Charles was an engineer working for Carnegie Minerals Company in The Gambia.
"He was arrested in February 2008 and charged for various crimes including economic crime. He was therefore standing trial at the High Court in
Charles was granted court bail. He jumped the bail and escaped to the
The release went on to solicit from the general public in the form of any information leading to the escape and possible re-arrest of Mr. Charles Northfield.
Meanwhile, following our publication last Monday regarding the recall of security officers posted between Barra and Amdalaye, impeccable sources have informed The Point that some of those officers have been sent home packing.
This came in the wake of the reported escape of the erstwhile General Manager of Carnegie Mineral Company, who is said to be currently in the