IGP Orders Clampdown On Kidnappers


By Samuel Malik



    The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Solomon Arase, has ordered policemen in Zone 6 Police Command to intensify their efforts in curtailing the increasing rate of kidnapping and violent crimes in the zone.

    In a statement issued by the police spokesperson, Emmanuel Ojukwu, Arase expressed worry that despite several directives to stem the tide of violent crimes in the states that form the zone-Cross-River, Rivers, Ebonyi and Akwa-Ibom, there is no progress.

    “With a view to further ensuring that the order is complied forthwith, the IGP has also put an embargo on all forms of leave, either casual or annual, for officers and men in these Commands,” the statement read.

    While calling on the public to collaborate with the police in their fforts to rid the society of crime, Ojukwu added that the police force is determined to ensure that people go about their normal activities without fear


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