The President of the National Livestock Owners Association (NaLoA) has frowned at the high rate of cattle thievery in the country.
Ebrima O. Jallow said the security of animals is one of his associations’ mandates.
He appealed to the police to protect Gambian livestock.
Jallow urged dealers and butchers to use correct animal documentations during transportation period.
NaLoA Regional Security Officer, Adama Bah alleged that one Adama Nyang was found in possession of a stolen cow in the Kombo North settlement of Sukuta.
He added that the suspect is currently under custody, helping the police in their investigations.
The Police PRO, ASP Foday Conta said the accused person Adama Nyang was caught at Sukuta traffic light with a stolen item. He said information revealed that Adama Nyang has an arrangement with two butchers who allegedly assigned him to get a bull for them. According to the Police PRO, the file is with the prosecution waiting for trial.