Army support staff arrested ‘with cocaine’

Army support staff arrested ‘with cocaine’

Senegalese, Nigerian Arrested with drugs

By Omar Bah

The Drug Law Enforcement Agency yesterday announced the arrest of a civilian support staff of the army for allegedly being in possession of prohibited substances.

Amie Ceesay was apprehended at Banjul Half-Die on17 December 2021 around 19:20 with 17 wraps, one stone and some quantities of suspected cocaine as well as four wraps of suspected heroine, according to DLEAG.


“The suspected cocaine was placed in a black purse while the suspected heroine was hidden in a black handbag,” DLEAG said in a statement.

“Elsewhere, DLEAG’s Bakau field office also nabbed one Saikou Conteh, an adult male Gambian with two (2) bundles, sixteen (16) parcels and twenty-eight (28) wraps of suspected cannabis sativa. He was arrested on 17 December 2021 around 16:00 hours in Bakau.

“Elsewhere, one Modou Sinyan was arrested by DLEAG’s Serekunda field office with five (5) parcels of suspected cannabis sativa. He was nabbed on 16 December 2021 around 11:10 hours.”