The Police has today claimed that from the 2nd April 2021, “Operation Zero Crime” has enabled to arrest of a total number of 681 suspects at various hideouts within Banjul, Kanifing, and West Coast Regions.
Of all these suspects, 304 people were found not connected to any crime and therefore released. Meanwhile, 119 people were undocumented immigrants and handed over to the Gambia Immigration Department for necessary actions.
153 people were found with suspected drugs and handed over to the Drug Law Enforcement Agency for necessary actions.
105 suspects found wanton have charges preferred against them, ranging from “Going armed in public, possession of suspected stolen properties, breaking and stealing, drink and drive, assault, robbery, stealing, escape from lawful custody, obstructing a police officer, among others,” according to the Police Communications unit.