The Inspector-Basic of Police, IGP Usman Baba, has oredeed the prosecution of assault instances on law enforcement officials, simply as he has warned that assaults on law enforcement officials within the line of responsibility would not be tolerated below no matter guise.
Pressure Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a press assertion, Monday in Abuja, mentioned: “IGP Usman Baba has strongly condemned the current development of assault on Police Officers and males in uniform, finishing up official and lawful duties in varied areas throughout the nation.
“The IGP emphasised that assaults on Police Officers, who’re uniformed brokers of the state, is each unlawful and an affront on the rule of regulation.
The IGP warned that assaults on law enforcement officials and males within the line of responsibility would not be tolerated below no matter guise, because the Pressure holds the lives of its personnel sacrosanct.
“Consequently, the IGP has directed all police instructions and formations to make sure that people who interact in assault on law enforcement officials, no matter previous components, are made to face the total wrath of the regulation through swift prosecution in courts of competent jurisdiction.”
He additional said that, “The IGP whereas reiterating the dedication of the Pressure to making sure safety of lives and property, harassed the significance of in accordance respect to the basic rights of law enforcement officials and different safety operatives, so as to allow them advance their sacred mandate of serving and defending the residents higher and upkeep of regulation and order.”