Gambian allegedly killed by Senegalese Force to be buried today

Gambian allegedly killed by Senegalese Force to be buried today

Duwa Badjie, a native of Gilanfari village who was reportedly shot and killed by the Senegalese stationed in Cassamance – the southern part of Senegal will be buried today; The Point has been reliably informed.

Duwa Badjie, was allegedly shot on Gambian soil around Jilanfari village while returning from Funtang village in the Foni Kansala District.

His body was laid in a mortuary at a hospital in Ziguinchor.

Almameh Gibba, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Foni Kansala District, who spoke to The Point on the issue recently, described the situation as “sad and totally unacceptable.”

“Our people are being killed by foreign forces on the Gambian soil and our government which is supposed to protect us is doing nothing about it,” he claimed in a recent interview with The Point.

In the aftermath of the incident, Gambian Defence Minister Sering Modou Njie, who spoke to The Point, revealed that the two governments were working in addressing the matter amicably. “I have been discussing the issue with the Senegalese defence minister for the past few days. I can tell you that the peace and stability of the country and protecting people’s lives and property is among the priorities of the government and my ministry,” he claimed.

Source: The Point

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