To check misbehaviour by officers and men of the Command, the Commissioner of Police for Delta State, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, has warned them to desist from all form of corruption and incivility to members of the public.
He gave the warning during an enlarged meeting with Area Commanders, DPO’S, Tactical Commanders and other officers in the Command.
In a statement on Monday by the Police Public Relations Officer,
Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, and obtained by Security Watch Africa (SWA), the Commissioner of Police warned that the command under his watch will not tolerate such behavior.
The statement said that “machineries have been put in place to check the activities of men posted and any erring officer will be dealt with accordingly, citing the two officers dismissed recently as an example to all.
“The CP also ordered that stop and search should be intensified, while constant raiding of black spot/criminal hideout should be sustained.”
It added “Today 11/10/2021 at 0740hrs, men of Ovwian Aladja Division raided criminal hideout/black spots in Ujvwu Community the suspects who gathered in a large number smoking Indian Hemp took to their heels on sighting the Police. They were chased and two of them namely Godspower Alfred age 23yrs and Destiny Akwara 34yrs were arrested and upon search, a locally made cut to size gun and some wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp were recovered from them.
“Similarly, on 10/10/2021 at about 1030hrs, patrol team attached to Ovwian Aladja Division while on stop and search duty intercepted a commercial bus carrying some passengers, the operatives upon searching the passengers recovered one locally made single barrel gun concealed in a bag of Garri.
“The suspect one Pigi Kelvin ‘m’ of Ututuoama town Ughelli South LGA age 42yrs was arrested. Investigation is ongoing,” it stated.