Following the initiation of contact through the Interpol for the swift facilitation of the return of Sainabou Mbye and the deceased child, the Inspector General of Police hereby notifies the public, that they have safely arrived and are in police custody.
The office of the IGP wish to take this opportunity to register profound gratitude and appreciation to the Senegalese security through Interpol Gambia for their cooperation and swift response in this crucial matter.
The public is further re-assured that all necessary measures will be taken to diligently investigate the incident preceding the death of the child and appropriate actions shall follow.
Meanwhile, police bail granted to Cherno Mbye and Kibily Dambelly has been revoked as investigation intensifies. They are equally under police custody.
In this regard, members of the public are strictly warn to desist from taking the law into their own hands or interfering into processes for any reason. Such instances will not be tolerated by no means, as the peace and tranquility of the country will never be compromised.
The public is further reminded to continue exercising restraint and desist from provoking situations of unrest. All are urged to allow due process to be followed throughout.
The IGP wishes to once again encourage the general public to be law abiding at all times.
Issued by Gambia Police Force