51 Banjulians arrested for not exercising social distancing

May 19, 2020, 1:09 PM | Article By: Pa Modou Cham

The deputy director of Health Promotion at the Ministry of Health Sanjally Trawally yesterday revealed to journalists in a press briefing that 51 Banjulians were arrested for not practicing social distancing.

“Team from Kanifing comprising PIU officers, the general duties and other security service officers arrested 51 people in Banjul, after receiving information that some youths in the city usually play night football game.”

He also confirmed that security personnel are also deployed at Senegambia to limit access to only essential workers and to enforce social distancing. 

Meanwhile, Mr. Trawally stated that Mansakonko task force intercepted two people, who were riding with unregistered motorcycles. “They are believed to be Senegalese but they both absconded leaving their motorcycles behind.”

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