Gambia: Police Spokesman Superintendent Lamin Njie Sheds Light On The Galleh Manda Incident; He says reports of an alleged suicide is yet to be substantiated


Below is a response to our journalistic query we received from the police spokesman Lamin Njie with regards to the Galleh Manda incident.  Please read on.

On Sunday 13th September 2020, Police in YBK received information that a 40 year old house wife fell into a well at Galleh Manda village.

The Information was shared with the Fire and Rescue Services, upon which a rescue team was dispatched to the scene leading to the rescue and eventual evacuation of the victim to the Bansang Hospital. She was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police have opened up an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Meanwhile, claims that the incident is suicide related cannot be substantiated as at now, as investigation is ongoing.

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