Nigeria Police Launch ‘Bail Is Free Campaign’
The Inspector- General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has launched the ‘Bail is Free’ campaign in Niger State.
He emphasized thedetermination of the force power to police the nation in view of universal center benefits of policing and respectability.
Idris was represented by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood at the launching of the campaign in Minna on Wednesday.
He said that special X-squad had been deployed to monitor compliance of ‘Bail is Free’ campaign across the country.
The IGP said that the officers had been empowered to arrest, detain and discipline any erring police officer found wanting.
“I have already directed Assistant Inspectors- General of Police, Commissioners of police as well as Area Commanders to ensure that bail is free is posted in the crime branch,’’ he said.
The IGP also ordered that bail is free in ‘’statement rooms, charge rooms and other conspicuous locations in all police divisions across the country.”