May 7, 2020, 11:30 AM
The suspect at the time of gathering the report was detained at the Bundung Police Station as investigation into the matter continues.
A source that spoke to The Point on the condition of anonymity confirmed the development. The girl, our source further added, lived with her father in the same compound, in one of the communities within Kanifing Municipality. In fact, she is the eldest daughter of her father.
Lamin Njie, the spokesperson of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) has confirmed the arrest and detention of the suspect, saying that the police are currently investigating the matter with a view to examining the age of the girl.
According to him, family members are claiming that the girl is an ‘underage’. “However, at the moment there’s no medical paper to substantiate the age.
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2020—The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a $30 million development policy grant to support The Gambia’s efforts to improve debt and public investment management, improve financial viability and service delivery in the energy and telecom sectors, and enhance the transparency and governance framework of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs).
The Public is hereby informed that the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, in line with The Gambia government’s policy of mitigating the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on lives and livelihood, has made the biggest ever reduction of the domestic retail prices of fuel in The Gambia.
Taking into account the devastating impacts covid-19 posed to world economies especially the hospitality industry in The Gambia, Fatou Mass Jobe Njie, chairperson of Gambia Hotel Association has called for the need for constructive dialogue between tourism stakeholders and the authorities in particular, the GTBoard.
Tech World, one of the leading petrol stations in the country over the weekend made a donation of 100 bags of rice to the communities of Sanyang and Gunjur as its contributions to complement feeding difficulties of needy families amid coronavirus pandemic.
In the world 4,733,564 cases have been registered with 313,395 reported dead.
Gunjur Ward councilor, Momodou Charreh Jibba has written to the Inspector General of Police challenging him to address the mobility constraint that is currently slowing the effective execution of the work of the police at the Gunjur Police Station.