The Warri Area Commander of the Nigeria Police Force, ACP Muhammad .M. Garba . has said that in order to nip criminality and crime in the bud during these Ember months, in Warri and environs, his men have been ordered to carry out raids and a patrols when they have useful information but warned his men against extortion.
The Warri Area Command who stated this at his office in Warri while speaking with a select journalists , insisted that such raids must be carried out professionally assuring that his men are working round the clock to ensure crime free Ember months.
While reeling out some of the successes recorded during one of such raids, he said that a popular Nightclub in Warri , was recently raided following useful information from concerned members of the public and assorted hard drugs like cocaine. heroine, Indian hemp were discovered and arrests made.
The police boss appealed to members of the public to furnish the Command with useful information that could help in crime fighting.
ACP Muhammad, said that he has warned his Division Police Officers ( DPOs) to desist from any form of professional misconduct and harassment of Innocent citizens emphasizing that “police have no right to demand , open and search through the phones of any member of the society because that is their personal territories.”
“We are here to protect you but you can help to make our job easier by volunteering information which will be treated with utmost confidentiality”. Garba said.