The Plateau State Police commissioner Bartholomew Onyeka said the Command has put in place elaborate and workable security strategies to curtail crime and criminality during and after the festive period.
The commissioner In a statement signed by Assistant Supritendant of Police Ubah Gabriel Ogaba,
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Plateau State command, disclosed that in line with their strategies, the Command has repositioned its patrol vehicles in strategic areas of the State to respond promptly to distress calls from members of the public, day and night.
The commissioner advised members of the public to avoid unintended consequences and not to patronize unauthorized parks to avoid being victims to kidnappers, armed robbers and other criminal elements.
He also advised Members of the public to observe the Federal and State Government Covid-19 protocols as the country is currently in the fourth wave of the Pandemic.
The Command however re-echoes its suspension of tricycle operation from 25th to 26th December 2021 and 1st January 2022 and reiterates the total ban of Commercial Motorcycles within the State.
The police Commissioner also ordered full enforcement of its earlier ban on the sales and use of fireworks, bangers, and knockout. Consequently, parents/guardians are advised to caution their children and wards to be law-abiding as any offender will be arrested and prosecuted.
The commissioner felicitates with residents and good people of the State on the occasion of Christmas and New Year celebrations.