Saturday, May 30, 2020

Soldier Shot By Another

Must Read

INTERVIEW: From Being Compared with Ibrahimovic to OB Conateh Influencing Him to Dump Sweden –A Trip into How Njogu Demba Became Gambia’s Most Expensive...

By: Sulayman Bah Fond memories of his brutal annihilation of Liberia still linger. The year was 2008 and the fixture a...

MOJ Gazettes Bill to Promulgate Constitution

By: Yankuba Jallow The Ministry of Justice said on Friday that a bill for an Act to promulgate the Constitution...

Kebba Taylor; The Musical Genius Who Never Went to Music School

Kebba Taylor is a musical genius, multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer, who learnt how to play musical instruments from his...

By Kebba Secka
Lance Corporal Samba Bah of the Gambia Armed Forces is reported to have negligently discharged a gun shot that penetrated into the upper thigh of a colleague resulting to his admission at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul.

Army PRO Major Lamin Sanyang, when contacted by telephone confirmed the story, adding that the harm on the victim is not life threatening.

Both the accused and victim Silvester Gomez, are said to be posted at the fourth Infantry Battalion in Kanilai in West Coast Region. The base of this battalion is in the hometown of Gambia’s former president, Yaya Jammeh who is in exile in Equatorial Guinea. When the army mouth piece was asked the whereabouts of the suspect, he said Bah is detained by the Military Police of the Fourth Infantry Battalion to help the board of inquiry in their investigations. Modou Lamin Bojang, public relation officer of the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital confirmed the admission of the officer, adding that he is responding to treatment positively. Bojang said the soldier was admitted at the hospital on Tuesday 25th June but the accident is said to have taken place on Monday 24th June. Asked further about the details of the victim, the PRO refused to comment.

- Advertisement -

Latest News

INTERVIEW: From Being Compared with Ibrahimovic to OB Conateh Influencing Him to Dump Sweden –A Trip into How Njogu Demba Became Gambia’s Most Expensive...

By: Sulayman Bah Fond memories of his brutal annihilation of Liberia still linger. The year was 2008 and the fixture a...
- Advertisement -

MOJ Gazettes Bill to Promulgate Constitution

By: Yankuba Jallow The Ministry of Justice said on Friday that a bill for an Act to promulgate the Constitution of The Gambia 2020 and...

Kebba Taylor; The Musical Genius Who Never Went to Music School

Kebba Taylor is a musical genius, multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer, who learnt how to play musical instruments from his father and uncles. He epitomizes his...

Sukuta residents to meet with Government over Salagi land saga

By Mustapha Jallow Residents of Salagi, a settlement on the outskirts of Sukuta will on Monday hold talks with the Gambian Government over the Salagi...

IRI Poll suggests 72% Of Gambians Support a New Constitution

Seventy-two percent of Gambians supported the need for a new constitution and are satisfactied with the performance of Constitutional Review Commission (CRC). A new nationwide...
- Advertisement -

People Also Read This