IG Orders Arrest Of Errant Policemen
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has conveyed the X-Squad to capture and confine policemen who blackmailed individuals from people in general before discharging suspects on safeguard.
He has similarly coordinated every single Assistant Inspector General of Police and Commissioners of Police to instantly guarantee that ‘safeguard is free’ stickers were glued in the wrongdoing branch, articulation room, charge room and different obvious areas in all police divisions, stations and stations all through the nation.
Speaking at the inauguration of the ‘bail is free’ campaign in Niger State on Wednesday, Idris, who was represented by the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood explained that the police leadership was concerned about the issue of corruption in the force especially the extortion of the public by police men.
He said, “The Inspector-General of Police and management team pay special attention to issues of corruption allegations most especially as it concerns bail of suspects in police custody.
“The IG has therefore directed the launch of ‘bail is free’ campaign in all the 36 states of the country and the FCT, starting today (Wednesday) from Niger State Police Command, ‘B’ Division in Minna.”
“He has deployed an X-Squad to arrest and detain policemen who extorted the public in order to release a suspect on bail.”