We Will Treat Anyone Associated With IPOB As A Terrorist – Abia CP

The Abia State Police Command has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against any activity capable of truncating the peace and safety of the residents.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Ene Okon, gave the warning in an interview on Channels Television.

He said that anyone or group of persons associated with IPOB will be termed as a terrorist and dealt with severely.

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“The Nigeria Police Force In Abia will treat any person associated with IPOB as a terrorist and such a person or group of persons will be dealt with according to the law”.

The commissioner’s comment comes in reaction to the sit-at-home-order issued by the proscribed movement, scheduled to come into effect on May 30, 2019.

He noted that security personnel have been put in strategic places, thereby assuring residents to go about their activities without fear.

“I am assuring the good people of Abia to disregard the illegal order and go about their normal businesses as there is every assurance of protection of lives and properties”, he added.


Abia Police Implement New Strategies To Fight Crime

Police Question Man Over Ogoni Food PoisoningThe Abia Commissioner of Police, Leye Oyebade, says the different strategies implemented by the command in fighting crime and criminality is gradually paying off.


He disclosed this at the Officer’s Mess in Umuofia shortly after decorating 20 officers who were promoted from assistant superintendent to deputy superintendent of police.

According to him, the measures put in place to ensure that the team cover all the flash point in the state with the implementation of operation stop and search has led to the arrest of some suspects involved in armed robbery, kidnapping amongst others.

He, however, hinted that the command would not rest on its oars until the criminals are totally flush out.

Police Arrest Woman For Alteration Of Dates On Food Products

Police Arrest Woman For Alteration Of Dates On Food ProductsThe Police In Abia state have arrested a woman who they say is allegedly involved in changing expiry dates on food products.

Following the arrest, they have cautioned citizens to always check the expiry date on purchased products and ensure it is not tampered with.

According to the Police, the lady known as Nnenna Sunday, has perfected the act of using chemicals to erase batch production numbers and expiry dates on snacks.

Meanwhile, she has claimed to be innocent, stating that she was only obeying the orders of her boss, as she recently joined the company.Police

The Police Commissioner, Adeleye Oyebade, told reporters that after investigations she would be charged to court.

Abia Police Launch Strategies For Festive Season

Abia Police Launch Strategies For Festive SeasonThe Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Adeleye Oyebade, has assured the citizens of the state of a crime-free festive season as officers have been directed to implement all the necessary plans to secure lives and properties.

While briefing newsmen in Umuahia, CP Oyebade warned that the command would not fold its arms and watch miscreants disturb the existing peace in the state and hinted that they would maintain a zero tolerance to crime and would not hesitate to bring to book anybody who tries to disobey it.

“For the incoming Christmas and the New Year, we have made our resolution that it is going to be free of any ugly incidents and hideous crime.

“That is why all the Police officers have been called and directed to map out strategies that would ensure that their area of responsibility is kept tidy for the Christmas.

“I want Abians in Diaspora in their large numbers to come and celebrate, and I want to assure them that we will cover all the areas before, during and after festivities.

“I urge everybody to please partner with us,” he said.

Police Nab 25 Criminals In Abia

Police-Arrest-Army-official-in-Imo-StateThe Abia State Police Commissioner, Oyebade Adeleye said that the command has strategically put in place measures that would guide against abduction of school students from their dormitory or on the way home.

He made this statement at the Police Headquarters in Bende Road, Umuahia, during the parade of suspected criminals who were accused of being involved in various hideous crimes that include rape, murder, armed robbery, stealing and snatching of vehicles amongst many others.

The items recovered from them include televisions, phones, money, AK-47 rifles, live ammunition, locally made pistols and two vehicles.

According to the CP, the suspects, if found guilty, would be arraigned in court to face the full wrath of law.

One of the suspects is a 23-year-old motorcycle operator from Lokpaukwu, carrying the picture of the lifeless body of the 65-year-old victim whom he allegedly raped and later murdered. He refused to admit to the crime.

Another suspect is Nwaka Aka from Owo Ahia Afor in Obingwa Local Government Area, who specializes in buying stolen goods from an armed robber.

The Police Commissioner hinted that the command is also making efforts to prevent abduction and kidnapping in the schools across the state.

He urged all and sundry to partner with them by volunteering information at all times.