The Police High Command under the dynamic leadership of the Deputy Inspector General of Police Abdoulie Sanyang has activated Joint Security High Visibility Patrols targeting criminal hideouts within the Greater Banjul and West Coast Regions.
The objective of the operation is to tackle crime and criminal activities within communities and to dismantle all criminal hideouts, as well as prosecute offenders in accordance with the Law.
The public is hereby notified that they may be seeing a high presence of security movements within their vicinities as routine patrols will be intensified. However, people are urged not to panic and should go about doing their lawful businesses.
Individuals going armed in public with knives and other small weapons will be stopped and searched and anyone found wanting will be processed and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the Law.
Similarly, all criminal dens, Vous, ghettos, and criminal hideouts will be targeted during the exercise.
Members of the public who wish to travel outside or leave their homes for other reasons during odd hours of the night are accordingly encouraged to carry with them documents for identification purposes.
The public is further reminded that it is our collective responsibility to collaborate and partner with security in the fight against crime.