Return police rifles, Imo police commissioner tells hoodlums

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Commissioner of Police Imo State, CP Abutu Yaro

OWERRI – The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Abutu Yaro has told hoodlums and the state to return all police rifles in their possession, adding the command has resolved to ruthlessly deal with any person caught with such arms and ammunition.

Yaro, who stated this on Wednesday an exclusive chat said many police rifles were carted away during the and attacks on police formation.
He attributed the recent shooting and killings in the state to who carted away with police rifles during the and attacks.

He also called on parents and peace-loving stakeholders to report any child in their custody with any police rifle.

He said, “I hereby call on parents and well-meaning people of the state to report any child in their domain having police rifle. The police rifle is for police and not for any other person.”

“Many police stations were recently burnt and the rifles they moved away with were what they used in the recent shootings and killings in the state”, Yaro added.

The CP, nevertheless, said the police in the state would leave no stone unturned to ensure that were dealt with and brought to book when apprehended. (The PUNCH)