Feb 4, 2021, 12:27 PM
The Gambia government says it has come to its attention that false reports and insinuations predicting the imminent return of former President Jammeh are being amplified by some news and social media outlets.
The suspect is currently under police custody as investigation into the matter continues. The deceased Foday Camara succumbed to injuries he sustained from a fight with the suspect at the said Black Market over a mobile phone, sources say.
Supt. Lamin Njie, the spokesperson of The Gambia Police Force who was contacted for comments confirmed the development to The Point, saying the suspect is currently under custody helping the police with their investigation.
The deceased and the suspect, PRO Njie explained, quarreled over a mobile phone resulting in their fight. “The deceased sustained serious injuries. He was referred to Sukuta Health Centre for medical attention where he was pronounced dead.”
The vice president of The Gambia, Dr. Isatou Touray has stated that the government under President Adama Barrow has deliberately prioritised social protection mechanism and safety nets since the advent of his government.
The governor of Lower River Region (LRR), Rohey John Manjang, has challenged Gambians that under no circumstance the peace of the country be substituted with any political interest.
A circulating video that is believed to have emanated from Baba Jah alias ‘Seeing Chapachuli’, insulting 2021 Presidential Candidate Essa Mbye Faal ended up with a gang of men intervening to defend Mr. Faal.