Police in Brikama have arrested Isatou Jeng, a married woman in Brikama Gidda for attempting to take the life of her husband over second wife issue.
According to our source, the incident happened on Thursday 16th March around 21: 00hrs.
Confirming the incident, the Public Relations Officer of the Gambia Police Force Foday Conta disclosed that the incident was reported to Brikama Gidda police station that one Isatou Jeng poured fuel on a burning candle in a house where she was together with her husband Alhagie Secka.
PRO Conta added that this was as a result of her husband informing her that he married a second wife.
PRO Conta noted that the house in which they were, caught fire and the couples sustained injuries from the fire. “They were both rushed to Brikama Health Centre and further referred to the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul for medical treatment. Meanwhile, a case file is opened by the police for the matter to be investigated,” PRO Conta disclosed.