Abia State Police Command Apprehends Isialangwa Arsonists

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The Abia State Police Command has apprehended and paraded those behind the burning down of Local Government Headquarters in Isiala Ngwa North at the People’s Democratic Party’s primaries that led to the death of two persons. This follows its determination to rid the state of hoodlums. 

The Commissioner of Police, Adeleye Oyebade while briefing newsmen at the police headquarters in Umuahia, the Abia State capital said the arrest followed a painstaking and intelligence led investigation.

According to him, the suspects would be charged to court

He warned politicians in the state to stop seeing elections as a do or die affair, while noting that the police in the state is poised to partner the state government in its quest to have a free, fair and credible local government elections come December 17.

CP Oyebade revealed that some of the measures put in place to ensure that politicians in the state play according to the rules is the signing of peace accord and stakeholders meeting in the three geo political zones.

He emphasized that the police would provide a conducive and level playing grounds for all political parties in the state.

On the preparation of the command to ensure a peaceful festive season, the Commissioner of Police says his men are ready and urged all Abians and visitors to partner with the police to build on the existing peace in the state.

He decried the rising cases of cultism in the nation’s institutions of higher learning and called on parents and guardians to be responsible for their wards.

The command also paraded some suspects

 


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