The Anambra State Police Command has put up a comprehensive arrangement to ensure crime free Yuletide for the people of the state.
To ensure a peaceful festive season the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, John B. Abang (CP) has directed all Area Commanders, DPOS ,PMF and other striking units in the State to intensify raids on black spots and criminal hideouts; sustain the ongoing stop and search/ tactical operation duties and night patrols in order to deny miscreants and criminal elements the opportunity to operate within the State.
The Police Public Relations Officer PPRO of the command, Haruna Mohammed (SP) said this in a press statement.
He said that the CP further directed the Department of Operations to embark on statewide visiting rounds to observe levels of compliance to his directives as well as strategies emplaced by Area Commanders, DPOs and Unit heads in their respective jurisdictions.
All officers in the command according to the statement are also placed on red alert at their respective duty posts and directed to respond promptly to any situation or distress from members of the public.
CP Abang also warned Police personnel including PMF /SPU attached to VIPs visiting the State during the yuletide period to adhere strictly to the rules governing use of firearms by Police officers,noting that any officer found violating such order would be dealt with in accordance with the laid down procedure.
The CP who appreciated the cooperation and support of Anambra people said the people may call 07039194332 whenever they are in distress.