Jan 29, 2021, 10:26 AM
A Gambians group named ‘Concerned Citizens’ are planning to organise a peaceful demonstration against ongoing mass deportation of Gambians from Germany and other European countries.
The suspect is currently detained at the Janjangbureh Police Station as investigation into the matter continues.
A source who is familiar with the matter and spoke to our reporter on the condition of anonymity confirmed the tragic incident to our reporter. Our source further added: “The deceased was going with his father who is a driver, while the suspect was also with his vehicle and both of them were heading to Bansang. As both vehicles approached the PIU checkpoint (junction at YBK), the deceased’s father overtook the suspect’s vehicle.”
When they arrived at the YBK checkpoint, our source explained, the deceased’s father launched a complaint at the police checkpoint and then a heated argument ensued between the deceased’s younger brother and the suspect. This resulted to a fight, whiles the deceased Ebrima Sanyang, who was standing and attempted to separate his younger brother from the suspect, Bakary Jallow, the suspect, took a scissor and stabbed the deceased, leaving him in a pool of blood. He was rushed to Bansang Hospital where he was pronounced death.”
The Turkish Technical Team headed by Turgay Olgun, Chief of Division for Turkish National Police has visited Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)-Gambia Secretariat to assess the preparatory security logistics and security capacity of The Gambia ahead of OIC-Gambia summit.
The Solo Sandeng Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior, the Gambia Police Force, The National Human Rights Commission and Civil Society Organisations on Thursday commemorated the 14th April 2016 peaceful protest under the theme- ‘From Words to Action’.