Aug 6, 2020, 9:52 AM
The civil case involving the opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) and Sheriffo Sonko, the current chairperson of Brikama Area Council has been adjourned by the High Court.
The suspects at the time of gathering the report were on detention at Brikama Police Station as investigation into the matter continues. The Brikama Market inferno which happened last week was reported to have consumed more than 20 stalls.
The spokesperson for The Gambia Police Force, ASP Lamin Njie confirmed the development to our reporter.
“The suspects were arrested in connection with the Brikama Market fire incident. I am not sure if the two individuals are nurses,” he said. “But two individuals have been arrested and currently helping the police in their investigations.”
Preliminary investigation, he explained, revealed that a pile of rubbish was burnt from the quarters of the hospital around the canteens, which fire spread to cause the disaster at the market.
Their arrest, he went on, is in connection to the cause of the fire and failure to control it.
In their quest to creating social cohesion for a peaceful Gambia, the Office of National Security in collaboration with the Catholic Relief Services (CRS), on Thursday began a six day training of security personnel on Social Cohesion for Peace Building at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Senegambia.