Police charge suspect in connection with murder case

Sep 13, 2021, 1:57 PM | Article By: Pa Modou Cham

According to the police, 18-year-old (name withheld) has been arrest as the principal suspect in the alleged murder of Ousman Jarju. He has been charged with Murder.

“Following the alleged stabbing incident which resulted in the death of Ousman Jarju of Jalambang, Police have eventually arrested the principal suspect and his partners in crime. Personnel of the Tourism Security Unit and Serekunda Taskforce conducted robust patrols around the vicinities of Palma Rima Beach and Bakoteh leading to the arrest of him as the principal suspect in the murder of Ousman Jarju,” the police stated in a statement.

The statement continued that another suspect who is equally alleged to have participated in the attack together with other suspects were equally nabbed and currently helping the police with their investigations.

In the same vein, the police explained that the Police Investigators have recovered the (knife) and other evidential materials allegedly used by the suspects in the commission of the crime.

“They have been charged with murder contrary to section 187 of the Criminal Code Vol III Laws of The Gambia 2009 and will be arraigned before the court as soon as possible,” the police stated.