A police officer has been given rice, cooking oil, onion and money after he helped a man recover his precious mobile phone.

Police said a ‘groundbreaking’ investigation led to the recovery of Sulayman Cham’s $1,400 mobile phone. The phone contains the Assistant System Analyst at the ministry of Basic and Secondary Education’s information useful to his work, according to police.

Mr Cham Presented 3 Bags of rice, 3 Bags of onions, 2 Gallons of 20L cooking oil and cash amount of D10, 000, in recognition of the professionalism and diligence of IPO Amadou Sanyang of the Bakoteh CID, police said in a statement on its Poliso Magazine Facebook page. The items were presented to the officer through the IGP’s office.