One Bakary Bojang, a mentally ill person, who was residing at the Sam
Jack Terrace and Gloucester Street junction in Banjul, was allegedly
shot dead during the shooting incident that occurred near state house
during the early hours of the morning in the capital city.A family source reported that the incident occurred around 2am when
the late Bojang went near the state house and was asked to leave the
area by soldiers.
The source further indicated that the family is yet to have access to
the corpse to give it a dignified burial in accordance with Muslim
However, the army spokesperson could not be reached to comment on the
issue despite several attempts.
Bojang was said to be in his early thirties.