Operation Restore Peace: Ag. IGP Order Not Targeted Against Lawful Citizen
The Police Command in Anambra has said that the order of Ag. IGP, Mr Usman Baba to personnel to take the war against Crime and criminals to their dens was not targeted at innocent and lawful citizens in the South East.
DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, Police Public Relations Officer in Anambra said this in Awka on Thursday.
Baba had during the launch of Operation Restore Peace and return the south East zone to its pride state, known as for peaceful, tolerant, industrious and entrepreneurial.
He said the region had in recent time witness upsurge in cases of kidnapping, armed robbery, communal violence and attacks on security agents and our national infrastructures.
But addressing the concerns, Ikenga said it was a deliberate effort by the Police high command to stabilise security order in the South East. The PPRO said the operation Restore Peace was formed essentially to implement the objective.
According to him, the Police High Command under the administration of Ag. IGP Usman Baba is deeply concerned about the recent spike of crime in the zone, most especially deliberate attacks on security agents and our national assets.
“The operation is unique and targeted to restore peace, law and order, we therefore urge Anambra residents to work with Police and other security agent.
“I want to assure everybody that this operation is people driven and at every time shall be reviewed to address issues, it is not against innocent and lawful members of the society.,” he said.