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Rivers Police parades 200 suspects, recovers ammunition, vehicles

By News Express on 23/07/2015

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The Rivers State Police Command has arrested 200 suspects involved in armed robbery, kidnapping and cultism as well as recovered over 26 cars, 500 arms and ammunition.

The Commissioner of Police, Chris Ejike on Wednesday, disclosed the success recorded by the police at the stock taking and parade of the suspects at the police headquarters in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The CP promised to stem the rising tide of crimes in the state.

The suspects include a Lance Corporal of the Nigerian Army who fled from his base in Borno State due to Boko Haram insurgency.

Mr. Ejike emphasised the success recorded by his command’s one month emergency on violent crimes.

He also highlighted his achievements since assumption of office saying: “On assumption of duty as the 34th Commissioner of Police, Rivers State, in the last days of June 2015, I realized the enormity of the challenges vis-a-vis efficient delivery of satisfactory service to the people of the State.

“The crime-wave was getting higher, driven by increase in kidnapping and armed robbery incidents. These were fueled by cultism. Homicide cases and communal crises across the State were causing concern. Traffic gridlock added to this heap. Therefore urgent strategic steps had to be taken.

“During my visit to His Excellency, the governor echoed above sentiments and charged me to address these challenges. He indicated his willingness to support us and has taken immediate positive steps in this direction.

“In my inaugural address of 2nd July 2015, I said my focus would be to provide qualitative services to the people of the State; fight violent crimes with vigor; partner with other security services and non-state actors; respect the rights of the citizens; abhor corrupt practices; promote professionalism and ensure peace, security and safety for the state and its people.

“We have taken these steps and I am therefore using this forum to highlight the major achievements recorded within the past 3 weeks; Re-awakened the service zeal and orientation of the average policeman in the State. They must justify their pay by performing reciprocally, their expected duties, responsibilities and functions,” he said.

He also said that the Emergency on anti-crime is working and more policemen are now on the road to ensure the state is peaceful. (Channels TV)

Photo shows suspects.

Source News Express

Posted 23/07/2015 03:39:22 AM

 

 

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