By Ramatoulie Jawo
The Gambia Police in a press statement on Monday confirmed that all three people that were assaulted during the alleged Fass Njaga Choi Robbery are responding to medical treatment.
“This particular incident happened on Sunday, 12th February 2023 around 4:00 am and resulted in the cause of injuries of one PIU officer, Cpl Lamin Jammeh, who was shot in his left hand. Similarly, it is also confirmed that two civilians, both male, were assaulted during the alleged attack. All three injured persons are currently responding to medical treatment at a health facility,” the police said on Monday.
The police say they have effected an arrest in connection to the robbery and the suspect is helping them with their investigations.
“As part of frantic efforts to track down the suspected attackers and their enablers, the police high command has deployed several police officers within the affected area to ensure the safety and security of lives and property,” they continued.
Police PRO, Cadet ASP Binta Njie, yesterday confirmed to Kerr Fatou that one of their men was shot and his rifle taken away from him during a suspected robbery in Fass Njaga Choi in the early hours of Sunday while two men were also injured by the suspected robbers.