The Anambra state Commissioner for Police, Mr Echeng Echeng, Thursday, stated the command has unraveled identities of unknown gunmen, introduced security and restore sanity within the state.
Echeng acknowledged this whereas addressing officers of the command on the state police headquarters in Awka throughout a go to of the Assistant Inspector Basic accountable for Zone 13 police command, AIG Umar Muri.
He acknowledged that many of the criminals have been arrested, prosecuted and the ethical of the police boosted.
“Now we have registered plenty of successes within the battle in opposition to criminals. Many of the successes wouldn’t have been potential with out your recommendation. Our safety scenario continues to enhance on a regular basis and it’ll proceed to enhance day- after- day.
“Lots of these criminals who have been known as unknown gunmen have been arrested, many weapons have been recovered and automobiles recovered and given to their house owners. The unknown gunmen are actually recognized. Could I additionally seize this chance to inform you that the masterminds of the Okija assault on police has been picked up by police with three of his pals giving us clues about their operations.
“We misplaced two males throughout that assault. The ethical of our males have been restored. Once we got here on board, ethical was low, however at the moment ethical is excessive and we’re nonetheless constructing on it. We’ll proceed to make sure that our go about their job with out being harassed by miscreants,” Echeng acknowledged.
The AIG Zone 13, Mr Umar Muri, extolled the command on their efforts in combating criminals, including that the IGP has made plenty of dedication to spice up the morale of the officers by means of kitting, immediate salaries cost, renovation of 4 Police Schools and operational automobiles, amongst others.
“We should shun illegal arrest and meddling in civil instances. It’s essential to fish out and guarantee punishment of policemen who fraternise with criminals. You possibly can solely use firearm when the scenario at hand is proportional to the use, and guarantee justice and equity prevail in all of your dealings with members of the general public always,” he acknowledged.
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