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Two soldiers arrested in Kanilai

Jun 12, 2017, 11:06 AM

Two soldiers, Corporal Momadou Lamin Badjie and Corporal Yusupha Sanneh, have been arrested and detained since last week, The Point has gathered.

The public relations officer of the Gambia Armed Forces, Lt Colonel Omar B. Bojang, confirmed the information, saying the men were taken under custody for allegedly failing to perform their military duties in Kanilai village thereby compromising the ongoing operation at the border village.

Lt Col Bojang said the matter is being investigated by the military police and military intelligence.