School thieves convicted
Dec 23, 2009, 1:14 PM
in the West Coast Region has arrested one Omar Jallow commonly known as (Joe)
and Modou Lamin Sabally, for reportedly stealing six motorcycles among others
items, The Point has been informed.
The two suspects have been charged with stealing motor vehicles, house breaking and stealing and conspiracy to commit felony. They are currently under the custody awaiting trial.
ASP Lamin Njie, the spokesperson of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) confirmed the development to The Point. He said: “Our officers swiftly acting on a tip-off; visited the suspects’ residence where a thorough search was conducted leading to the recovery of six motorcycles, 2 pedal bicycles, flat screen TV, and 10 mobile phones.”
The suspects, PRO Njie added, have a complete tool box with a new kick-starter machine, which they used to plug in and ignite motorcycles.
Njie added: “Our message is to call on the public to come forward to help identify the motorcycles. We equally encourage the public to be vigilant and share information with the police anytime they see something unusual,” he stated.