A policeman from Kotu Police Station Mobile Traffic Unit Chief Inspector Fakebba Colley has allegedly committed suicide on Sunday in Kambena village in Cassamance, Southern Senegal.
According to information published by the Point, Inspector Colley was undergoing local treatment for an unspecified chronic ailment he had been battling with for more than one year. Before travelling to Cassamance, he took permission from work that he was going to his native village of Kampassa in Foni Jarrol for local treatment of his sickness. Chief Inspector Colley later proceeded to Kambena for further local treatment during which he allegedly hanged himself to death.
Police public relations officer Inspector Foday Conta confirmed the incident, saying the report of Colley’s alleged suicide reached them in The Gambia on Sunday morning, exactly at 8:20am.
Family sources said all the burial rites were done on the deceased in Sedu village in Cassamnce and the body was handed over to the family in The Gambia. The late Chief Inspector Fakebba Colley was laid to rest after sunset on the same Sunday.