By Buba Gagigo
The Gambia Police Force have on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, taken to their Facebook page to revealed that they are investigating allegations of blackmail involving a journalist.
“The Special Investigation Unit of The GPF invited and detained a Gambian Journalist yesterday, 12th December 2022, for his alleged involvement in blackmailing a particular company operating in The Gambia,” -the police wrote on their Facebook page.
The police further stated that they have launched investigations into the incident, following receipt of a report and information against the suspect, indicating his alleged involvement in making several attempts at obtaining monetary and other benefits from companies and threatening to expose classified information associated with the said companies if they fail to fulfill his demands.
The suspect, according to the police, is currently out on bail and will be reporting to the police.