The Gambia Police has today announced the arrest of one Hadim Jeng, believed to be the principal suspect in the murder by stabbing of Ousman Jarju.
According to the Police communications unit, 18-year-old Hadim Jeng, from Bakoteh, was arrested along with his partners in committing the crime.
Following the alleged stabbing incident, which resulted in the death of Ousman Jarju of Jalambang, the Tourism Security Unit and Serekunda Taskforce conducted robust patrols around the vicinities of Palma Rima Beach and Bakoteh, leading to the arrest of Hadim Jeng as the principal suspect in the murder of Ousman Jarju.
According to the Police, Muhammed Njie, who is equally alleged to have participated in the attack and other suspects, was equally nabbed and currently helping police with their investigations.
In the same vein, Police Investigators have recovered the (knife) and other evidential materials allegedly used by the suspects in the commission of the crime.
According to the Police, all the suspects have been charged with murder contrary to section 187 of the Criminal Code Vol III Laws of The Gambia 2009 and will be arraigned before the court as soon as possible.