EYEAFRICA TV: Brufut, THE GAMBIA:- The Gambia Police Force (GPF) has on Saturday arrested seven individuals in Brufut for allegedly carrying arms in public. The suspects were also found in possession of cannabis.
The police made the disclosure in a statement and it reads:
Yesterday 27th March 2021 the following individuals were arrested at Brufut.
Ebrima Bojang, Abdoulie Jarju, Yankuba Nyang, Salifu Jallow among others, all residents of Brufut.
Their arrest came after they were found armed with knives in public, disturbing the peace around the Brufut Health Center. They were also found in possession of suspected cannabis.
The suspects have been charged with going armed in public, and also idle and disorderly manners. The matter of the suspected cannabis is transferred to the Drug Law Enforcement Agency for appropriate actions.
The public, particularly young people are urged to direct energy into productive ventures and desist from knife crime.
Individuals found wanting of knife crime of any form will be prosecuted accordingly.