Tag: IGP

Human Rights, Legal Matters, News, Security

IGP Ordered to pay a compensation of D425,000 to victim tortured by police officers

Justice Sheriff B. Tabally of the Brikama High Court on July 20, 2023 delivered a landmark judgement against police officers who were found guilty of torture against a civilian. The Applicant Assan Jagne filed a lawsuit against police officers at Farato Police Station, accusing them of torture and violating his rights.The complainant filed an originating summon against the […]

News, Security

IGP promotes 158 senior officers

THE OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE PROMOTES 158 POLICE OFFICERS TO SENIOR POLICE RANKS. The Gambia Police Force, Banjul – Effective 1st August 2022, and having been approved by the Ministry of Public Service, Administrative Reform, Policy Coordination and Delivery, the office of the Inspector General of Police […]

Human Rights, Legal Matters, News

IGP finally complies with court order, pays D925,000 to litigant 

The Inspector General of Police Abdoulie Sanyang has complied with a court order which instructed him to pay a litigant Mohammed Lamin Komma, the sum of D925,000.00. The litigant, Mohammed Lamin Komma has received his money through the Ministry of Finance. Reacting to this development, Mr. Komma expressed delight at […]

News, The Environment

IGP instructs police officers to collaborate with NDMA, others in assisting flood victims

PRESS RELEASE: PUBLIC INFORMATION ON ONGOING FLOODS As we experience heavy downpours of rain, with reports of floods across the different parts of the country, the IGP has instructed the mobilization of police officers in platoons to collaborate with the National Disaster Management Agency NDMA and other emergency and humanitarian […]