GAMBIAN FOOTBALLER MIRED IN FRESH FRAUD ALLEGATIONS -Investigators ‘Secure New Evidence’

Hits: 11355Trouble could be simmering for Gambian footballer if investigators claim of unearthing new evidence is anything to rely on. The 21-year-old striker, contracted to second division German outfit Hamburg, began this month on a dismal note after police stormed his residence in a surprise investigation. Thrusting their warrant to his face and barging in on him, police trawled through pyramid of files found in his home scouring for evidence. Phone, laptops and other valuables were eventually seized which police feel could give them required leads to begin prosecuting the…

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Two coronavirus patients escape from EFSTH

Hits: 9325Two coronavirus patients have escaped from Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, The Fatu Network has gathered. The patients absconded from EFSTH 6&7 ward after their results were announced to them, a source said. One of the cases – a Gunjur man – left with his escort while the other case believed to be residing in London Corner slipped out of the hands of his escort, the source added. The Fatu Network understands an operation to apprehend the two men is underway. Health promotion chief Modou Njai said he has…

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Gambia arrest top irregular migration organisers

Hits: 9659 An operation headed by operatives of the State Intelligence Services (SIS) in collaboration with officers of The Gambia Police Force have made a major breakthrough as they arrested top irregular migration organisers as the fight against irregular migration intensifies, The Point has been reliably informed. The suspects: Morr Jop and Abdou Sey, both Senegalese, are currently under custody as investigation into the matter continues. A source who is familiar with the matter and spoke to The Point on the condition of anonymity has confirmed the development. Our source…

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Gov’t announces mandatory facemask wearing

Hits: 8852The Government spokesperson, Ebrima Sankareh, has announced that Gambians will be required to wear masks effective Friday as authorities scale up efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19. Sankareh who made this disclosure at a weekly inter-ministerial press conference hosted by MOICI at GRTS building, said the police will start enforcing the order by Friday. The government’s decision came on the heels of a scary surge of Covid-19 cases in the country as health authorities revealed consecutive records showed the largest single situational reports of 14 and 15 Covid-19…

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