By Emma OBIAMIWE Investigator Correspondent Asaba/
ASABA- POLICE Authority in Delta State has warned that it will not tolerate any form of gathering and or protest in commemoration of June 12 in the state. Commissioner of police CP Muhammed Ari Ali who handed down the stern warning said the police already have intelligence report that some hoodlums were scheming to cash in on the protest to disorganise the socio-economic activities of the state; vowing to resist that and be ruthless with such persons. A statement signed by the Command PRO DSP Bright Adafe and made available to CrimeWorld magazine online which conveyed the Command’s readiness to crush any of such protest said crack anti-riot Operatives have been put on red alert to cordon the proposed rally in the state.
Adafe said, “The Delta state police command is aware of the planned protest by some agitated members of the public on 12th of June 2021, and is also aware that this protest is being staged by criminally minded individuals, hiding under the guise of peaceful protest thereby causing havoc in the state.
The command under the watch of CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, psc+ will not allow any miscreant to distort the already existing peace in the state.Members of the public particularly residents of Delta state are to be aware that on no account should any group be seen, gathering or carrying placard in the name of protest, as such will not be allowed in the state.
Officers and men of the command have been placed on red alert and have been ordered to arrest and deal decisively with any criminally minded elements who wish to go against this order. The command is more than ever willing to go after any miscreant who might be found wanting.
The Commissioner of police is urging members of the public to partner with the police to see that those who try to bring disunity in the state and our dear nation be arrested and brought to book. Also, it is pertinent to state that undercover police detectives have been deployed across the state for the purpose of arresting any person or persons staging any form of protest. The command is committed to maintain and sustain the peace the state is currently enjoying.”
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