By Buba Gagigo
The Gambia Police Force have announced the setting up of an investigation panel to ‘immediately’ probe into the death of 66 children in the Gambia.
“Following the demise of sixty-six children whose horrific deaths are largely associated with Acute Kidney Injury, The Gambia Police Force Sets up an investigation panel to immediately probe into the matter to identify those responsible for such an irreparable loss and hold them adequately accountable.
“As an institution responsible for internal security and the protection of lives and properties, we are duty-bound to address such compelling issues that are capable of compromising the peace and security of this Nation,” the police announced on Saturday.
The police said in their bid to swiftly respond to this national security issue, the office of the Inspector General of Police has constituted an investigation panel consisting of senior police officers with the prerequisite knowledge and relevant skills relating to this important matter at hand.
“While the general public is assured of our ardent resolve of exhausting all accountability measures, we call for calm and restraint in this difficult time,” the statement concluded.