Jan 4, 2021, 1:29 PM
In their day-two operations, a total number of 96 people were arrested at various criminal hideouts within the Greater Banjul and West Coast Regions.
“Among the number of people arrested, 27 are non-Gambians, while the rest are Gambians.”
Forty-five people were arrested at Banjul Region including 3 females, 30 arrested at Kanifing Region and 21 arrested at West Coast Region.
“They were arrested in connection to several offenses including going armed in public, assault causing actual bodily harm, possession of suspected drugs, and possession of suspected stolen properties, idle and disorderly manners, and attempt to commit felony among others.”
In their day-three, a total of 60 people were arrested at various criminal hideouts. Among them, five were non-Gambians.
Sixteen people were arrested within Banjul, 25 people were arrested within the Kanifing Municipality and 19 within the West Coast Region.
“Their offenses are going armed in public, assault causing actual bodily harm, possession of suspected drugs, possession of suspected stolen properties, idle and disorderly manners, attempt to commit felony, breaking and stealing among others.”
The police also added that Kanifing Region day time patrol team arrested Ousman Ceesay who escaped at Jeshwang prisons and handed him over to the Gambia Prisons authorities.
“Patrol Team B of Upper West Coast Region arrested Alagie Manneh of Kombo Sanyang at Duroma Kolong, Brikama, with One Hundred and Fifty-Eight Thousand Dalasis (D158, 000.00).”
“According to the suspect, the money was looted at the burnt Fish Meal Factory at Sanyang.”
Imam of Salaji extension Masjid in Kombo North District is appealing for help to complete the new masjid project which he started constructing some months ago.
The 63rd virtual meeting of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Africa was held on Monday, 8 June 2020.
Members of the multi-stakeholder forum established at regional level dubbed Sustainable Land Management (SLM) recently concluded a 3-day field monitoring of Agricultural and Natural Resource (ANR) projects and programmes in the North Bank, Central River, Lower River and Upper River regions respectively.