Edo - The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has expressed concern about the unabated activities of cultists and other violent criminals in Edo State.
This has necessitated the dispatching of a special crack squad to stem the spate of cultism, kidnapping, robberies and other related vices in the state.
Deputy Commissioner of Police, Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad leads the team that comprises units from Police Mobile Force, Explosives Ordinance Department (EOD), State Anti-Robbery Section (SARS), Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (CIID).
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“The deployment of this team is in line with the IGP’s thrust and commitment to ensure the protection of life and property, and to build a people-oriented Police Force,” Emmanuel Ojukwu, Force Spokesperson, said.
He said Arase charged members of the squad to employ professionalism, discipline and courage in carrying out the assignment.
“The IGP further admonished members of the public to remain steadfast in collaborating with the Police, to report any suspicious person at the nearest police station for prompt action. Police remains your friend and helper,” Ojukwu said.
- CAJ News