The commissioner of police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), CP Ben Igweh, has ordered total clam pdown on unregistered vehicles operating in the FCT.
The clampdown will be on vehicles without number plates or with a single number plate plying the FCT roads.
The move was coming on the heels of constant insecurity associated with ‘one chance’ robbery and kidnapping bedeveling the FCT in recent times.
The Commissioner of Police stated this when he met with the management team, leaders of all tactical units and heads of departments of the FCT Police Command comprising area commanders, divisional police officers (DPOs) on Saturday, February 3, 2024.
The meeting was aimed at revamping the approach of the already existing security framework and to set in motion the plan to ensure the safety of residents in the Federal Capital Territory.
The spokesperson of the FCT, SP Josephine Adeh, said the CP, while addressing the officers, urged them to embrace intelligence-led policing, visibility policing through constant stop and search duty in the fight against criminality.
He emphasised on the need to adopt effective community partnership in the discharge of their duties, as he will have zero tolerance for laxity.
He also tasked the heads of the tactical units to identify black spots, possible kidnappers’ dens in the Territory and ensure they take the fight to them.
CP Igweh reiterated his readiness to combat criminality in the Territory, as he called on residents to collaborate with the Police in the fight against crime and to avoid boarding vehicles along the road and unapproved parks.
He urged residents to report suspicious activities through the following emergency lines; 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883; PCB: 09022222352.