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Police CP bans roadblocks in Enugu

By Damian Duruiheoma, Enugu

The Enugu State commissioner of police, Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, has ordered the ban on roadblocks within the state.

The CP also directed area commanders, divisional police officers and commanders of tactical/operational units of the command to ensure strict compliance and enforcement of the Inspector-General of Police, Baba Alkali Usman’s order, suspending the issuance of SPY number plates and tinted permit.

In a release issued by the spokesman of the police, Daniel Ndukwe, Aliyu said he had directed the arrest of motorists who cover their number plates.

The police boss, while charging the commanders to ensure the order was professionally enforced to the letter, also cautioned motorists in the state to desist from driving unregistered vehicles, covering or using unauthorized government number plates as well as replacing their number plates with vehicles’ logos.

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He further cautioned motorists against the illegal use of siren and unpermitted tinted glasses prior to the suspension.

According to him, anyone found wanting would be arrested and prosecuted accordingly.

He further enjoined residents of the state to remain law-abiding, vigilant and promptly report suspected criminals and their activities to the Police.

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