Police intensify search for young Auditor’s Killers


Police in Banjul announced late Friday evening that they are intensifying their investigations into the stabbing of a young Gambian auditor, who was violently attacked and robbed by armed criminals along the Senegambia area.

The police in statement said: “ With support from some genuine individuals, Police investigators recovered a bag from a street at Bakoteh containing a Gambian passport, Gambian national ID card, vaccination card, and GT Bank ATM card, all bearing the name of the deceased. Further probes led to the recovery of an envelope containing a notebook, air tickets and boarding pass at the Bakoteh football field, equally bearing the deceased’s name.
It is highly probable that, the suspects may be residing within the Bakoteh area and surroundings.’

They called on members of the public particularly people who reside in Bakoteh and surroundings to volunteer information that could be useful to apprehend the perpetrators behind the heinous crime.

Mr. Jarju who is in his mid twenties met his untimely death on Wednesday evening after he was violently attacked and stabbed by alleged Armed robbers along the Palma Rima Beach area.

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Mr. Sainey M.K. Marenah is a Prominent Gambian journalist, founding editor The Alkamba Times and formerly head of communications at the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) and Communications and PR Consultant for The Gambia Pilot Program, under Gamworks. Mr. Marenah served as the Social media Strategist and Editor at Gambia Radio and Television Services. He is also the Banjul Correspondent for Voice of America Radio. Sainey is a human rights and developmental journalist who has carved a strong niche particularly in new media environments in the Gambian media industry. Mr. Marenah began his career as a junior reporter with the Point Newspaper in the Gambia in 2008 and rose through the ranks to become Chief correspondent before moving to The Standard Newspaper also in Banjul as Editorial Assistant and head of News. He is a household name in the Gambia’s media industry having covered some of the most important stories in the former and current government. These include the high profile treason cases including the Trial of Former military chiefs in Banjul in 2009 to 2012. Following his arrest and imprisonment by the former regime of President, Yahya Jammeh in 2014, Marenah moved to Dakar Senegal where he continues to practice Journalism freelancing for various local and international Media organization’s including the BBC, Al-Jazeera, VOA, and ZDF TV in Germany among others. He is the co-Founder of the Banjul Based Media Center for Research and Development; an institution specialized in research and development undertakings. As a journalist and Communication Expert, focused on supporting the Gambia's transitional process, Mr Marenah continues to play a pivotal role in shaping a viable media and communications platform that engages necessary tools and action to increase civic participation and awareness of the needs of transitional governance to strengthen the current move towards democratization. Mr. Marenah has traveled extensively as a professional journalist in both Europe, Africa and United States and attended several local and international media trainings.

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