Salagi Demolition Clash: 11 Men, 2 Women Charged With Obstruction

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By Mustapha Jallow

The Gambia Police Force have charged eleven men and two women for obstructing a Police Officer during a clash with law enforcement over a land dispute at Sukuta-Salagi on 19th May 2020.

When contacted, Police Spokesman ASP Lamin Njie confirmed the report and said thirteen people were charged with obstruction contrary to the laws of The Gambia.

“They are currently granted bail while further Police action continues,” he said.

Dozens of houses and fences were demolished in Salagi by officials from the Local Government and Law enforcement agents of Government. The exercise later resulted in a clash between the security forces deployed to carry out the demolition exercise and residents