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We’ll prosecute any group enforcing illegal IPOB order in Imo – Police




The Commissioner of Police, Imo State Command, CP Rabiu Hussain on Tuesday warned that the command wouldn’t hesitate to prosecute any group implementing an unlawful order below any guise, saying such individuals can be made to face the complete wrath of the regulation.

He attributed the pretend information that made rounds on Monday, as a ploy by detractors of the state to trigger pandemonium with the intention to destabilize the already achieved peace being loved by Imolites.

In accordance with the press assertion launched within the early hours of Tuesday by the state police spokesman, Michael Abattam, “the Commissioner of Police is directing that any individual(s) or group that comes out to implement any unlawful order that’s not from a respectable authority be resisted in its entirety by Imolites.”

The CP mentioned,” Imolites can be supported by safety businesses, because the Police Command is working in synergy with different safety businesses to make sure that residents’ rights are protected and peace is maintained within the state.”

The Commissioner of Police, whereas expressing confidence within the safety measures already emplaced to checkmate crime and criminalities, suggested Imolites to return out en masse and go about their lawful companies with out concern of harassment or molestation from anyone.

Extra so, he known as on one and all to be cautious of pretend information, stay law-abiding, and be vigilant sufficient to report any suspicious actions seen inside their neighbourhood, to the closest Police Station or name the Command’s emergency quantity 08034773600, believing that collectively we’ll make Imo State protected and free from crimes.

Reacting to the power of the pretend information that triggered a stampede in Owerri, the Commissioner of Police mentioned himself within the firm of the Deputy Commissioner of Police answerable for Operations, instantly mobilized patrol groups and went out on confidence-building patrol of the metropolis and ordered the DPOs of their numerous divisions to duplicate identical.

“Happily, the metropolis was crime free and residents had been seen going about their respectable companies”, he averred.

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