The Inspector General of Police Mamour Jobe was whisked away Saturday after his car came under attack in Gunjur.
The IGP was on a visit to the town following the death of a 51-year-old man.
Buba Jammeh was reportedly shot dead during violent clashes between the people of Gunjur and the people of Berending. The two communities were fighting over a piece of land.
Aggrieved youths armed with machetes and knives stormed Gunjur Police Station after Jammeh’s death was announced demanding that justice be done.
The IGP who was in Gunjur at the invitation of the National Assembly Member fo Kombo South Kebba Barrow came under attack as soon as he arrived at the police station.
Youths pelted stones at the car and the IGP abandoned his plan of coming down from his vehicle. He was later whisked away amid boos from the youths.