Lassana Bamba, Crystal, Minn. – Reports reaching Bamba 1 News has confirmed that Pierre Collins, father of 10-year-old Barway Collins, whose body was found near the Mississippi River in Minnesota has been arrested.
It is not clear why his arrest took longer then expected, but it was imminent. A text message from Imam Mohamed Dukuly of Minnesota confirmed the report.
According to Imam Dukuly, who also confirmed the report through phone call, he was notified about the arrest by Pierre Collins wife, Yarmah Collins earlier today.
Last Saturday, the community came out in mass and launched a vigorous search for Barway Collins. Young Barway Collins’ body was on Saturday discovered near the Mississippi River in Minn.
Since the discovery, Pierre Collins has been under maximum security scrutiny under the influence that he was being protected. Bamba 1 News yesterday visited Mr. Collins in his Cedarwood apartment, details of that visit coming soon.
Below is a news release from the Crystal Police Department: