Police have arrested and detained three men during their night patrol as they clampdown on crime in the Greater Banjul Area.

Personnel of the combined security task-force arrested a 31-year-old taxi driver, who they said was in possession of suspected bundles of cannabis. 

Meanwhile, the police added that two other men were later arrested for alleged stealing.

“Personnel of the Kanifing Region combined security task-force, conducted routine patrols around Kanifing, Old Jeshwang, Tabokoto, Bakoteh, Kololi, Kotu, among other areas within KM.

During the patrols, a taxi car with registration number KM 1467 D driven by 31-year-old Dominic Manga was intercepted. 

Security check was conducted on the vehicle leading to the discovery of 4 bundles of suspected cannabis hidden in the boot of the vehicle,” police said.

“He was arrested and handed over to the Drug Law Enforcement Agency for necessary actions. Two other individuals Omar Kambi and Sarjo Touray were arrested for stealing. The suspects are helping the Police in their investigations,” police added.

Police urged members of the public to volunteer information about criminal activities within their communities.

Reporting by Adama Makasuba

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