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Police get shoot-at-sight order for brandishing arms

by Family Center
Police get shoot-at-sight order for brandishing arms

A Town Hall Security/Police stakeholders meeting was held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Resolutions reached amongst others include the approval of Police Officers to shoot illegal arms bearers at sight.

Resolutions reached after the meeting are as follows:

  • All area commander will liaise with various community leaders to form a non-arms bearing vigilante groups and 3 armed Policemen will be attached to each vigilante group for night duty patrol.
  • All uncompleted and abandoned buildings will be routinely raided pending when the state government will take action on such buildings. Likewise, no one is allowed to sleep in the market henceforth. Special mention goes to Sura Market.
  • The Police now have a shoot-at-sight order on anybody found brandishing arms with intent to kill or maim.
  • All DPO’s and Area Commanders should make themselves available for citizens complaints.
  • All Police Patrol vans are now mobile police stations and citizens can lodge their immediate and urgent complaints to them, so as to save time and arrest such situations that need urgent police presence.
  • A Citizens Complaint Centre has been created to report any genuine complaint about the police and the New Commissioner of Police released 10 mobile numbers of the complaints centre so that citizens can report any erring officers or Police Station:
    08067945296
    08063025274
    08063104759
    08113615350
    08113683077
    08096283148
    08096283173
    08089781657
    08126404930
    08081426895

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