The victim Yusupha Darboe

A 30-year-old man named Yusupha Darboe was stabbed and killed outside  Jokor nightclub in Brikama last night. 

The victim died at the scene and his body was taken to Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital for postmortem examination.

A 16-year-old teenager was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and he remains in custody. 

Police spokesman Lamin Njie said: “we can confirm the incident of the stabbing at Brikama Jokor last night leading to the death of 30-year-old Yusupha Darboe of Brikama Kabafita. 

“Preliminary findings revealed that an altercation ensued between the two which degenerated into a fight during which the suspect stabbed the deceased with a knife. 

“He was rushed to the Brikama Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The body is currently moved to the EFSTH in Banjul for further examination.”

He added: “The suspect, a 16-year-old boy is arrested and currently helping the Police in their investigation.”

Reporting by Adama Makasuba 

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