By Buba Gagigo
Police have in a statement announced that they have arrested 26 suspected criminals at various places in the Greater Banjul Area.
“One suspect arrested in the Greater Banjul Area, fourteen suspects in the Kanifing Municipality, and eleven suspects in West Coast Region,” said the police in a statement on the Poliso Magazine.
According to the statement, the offences the suspects committed are: going armed in public; possession of suspected drugs; possession of suspected stolen properties; attempt to commit felony; breaking and stealing, among others.
The arrests happened on the Seventh and Eighth day of the recently instituted ‘Operation Zero Crime to tackle crime and criminal activities within communities, and dismantle all criminal hideouts, as well as prosecute offenders in accordance with the Law, according to the police.