Return police rifles, Imo police commissioner tells hoodlums

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Imo , CP Abutu Yaro

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

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

He also called on parents and peace-loving stakeholders to report any child in their custody 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 person.”

“Many 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 were dealt with and brought to book when apprehended. (The PUNCH)