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2 Senegalese arrested with canoe loaded with suspected drugs

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By Omar Bah

Operatives of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia (DLEAG) stationed at Barra have apprehended two Senegalese with a canoe packed with suspected cannabis sativa.

The suspects, 44-year-old Dawda Yade of Mbour and 18-year-old Kebba Thiam of Kapantum in Senegal, were arrested with 50 big bundles of suspected cannabis sativa at the beach side in Barra on Sunday.

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According to DLEAG, the prohibited drugs were wrapped in cement papers and placed in a canoe that was to be used to convey the prohibited drugs.

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