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Police warn against non acceptance of dalasi

Dec 29, 2009, 12:39 PM

The office of the Inspector General of Police has warned that business people and shop keepers in the country will be prosecuted who refuse to accept the Gambian Dalasi in their business transactions with the public .

A statement from the Police Headquarters in Banjul announced that "all are reminded that the Dalasi remains legal tender for the Central Bank of the Gambia and any person or persons found to be refusing to accept this denomination will face prosecution."

"The general public is hereby advised to report any businessperson or shopkeeper failing to accept the Dalasi denomination in payment for goods to the nearest police station," the statement added.