Oct 26, 2020, 10:49 AM
The Gambia has registered 1 new positive coronavirus case, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,660.
However, at the time of going to press, The Point couldn't establish the amount of money involved in the robbery.
The incident was reported to have occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The female employee, who was at the bureau at the time of the incident, our source added, was tied up by the robbers.
Lamin Njie, spokesperson of The Gambia Police Force, who was contacted for comments, said he was not aware of the incident. He, however, promised to get back to The Point if he got any information with regard to the development.
In separate development, an informed source has told The Point that reports on the social media about the arrest of suspected armed robbers who were believed to have made away with 16 million dalasis from Jeswang are false and misleading. The source added that the police are still investigating the alleged robbery, while urging the cooperation of the public.
As part of a strong bilateral relationship between the Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) and The Republic of Turkey, the two nations in a fulfillment of a training package, would see an introduction to the Turkish language for 250 GAF men and women.
The Gambia Police Force Monday 25 October 2021 arrested one Jerrending Sanyang, an official of APRC No Alliance Movement.
25 August 2021, Banjul–The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Government of the Gambia through the Ministry of Agriculture with the support of the European Union Delegation and the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) concluded a two-day virtual validation workshop of the Gambia Rapid Food Systems Assessment Report today.