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Watchman Slain

Oct 26, 2009, 3:41 PM | Article By: Augustine Kanjia

A night watchman at Saint Therese?s Lower Basic School was over the weekend killed in cold blood in front of H.M. Enterprise and Bayba Financial Services, opposite Saint Therese Upper Basic School on Kairaba Avenue.

Yorro Jallow, a Guinean national of about 60 years of age, said to be living around Latrikunda German was killed on his way home from work.

He was reportedly killed by one Kalilou Bojang said to be a mad man, shortly from the mosque around 6 am.

Kalilou Bojang has since been arrested by the police, and currently helping them with their investigation.

According to Norbert Jatta, a senior caretaker at the St. Therese Lower Basic School, early morning, Sidi Sanneh, one of the night watchmen came to inform him of the incident, and upon arrival at the scene he found Yerro in a pool of blood, with blood oozing from his nose and mouth.

Francis Faye, the Head Teacher of the school said Yorro Jallow had been a loyal person, duty-conscious and reliable.

:It is a pity, we don't know how this comes about," he said.

He is said to be survived by two wives and three children.