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COUNTER-KIDNAPPING: Police Deploy 150 Special Operatives To FCT

ByHybrid News

Feb 18, 2021

It would be recalled that two days ago, the Inspector-General of Police IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu launched a strategic operation (Operation Puff Adder II) involving the deployment of human and operational assets to address the emerging security challenges and rid the Country of criminal elements.

Consequently, the Inspector-General of Police has graciously deployed one-hundred and fifty (150) personnel consisting of operatives from the Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Unit and Special Forces to the Federal Capital Territory to reinforce the on-going counter kidnapping operations.

The deployment will strengthen security, dismantle and dislodge all criminal hideouts especially kidnappers camp within the FCT.

Furthermore, the Command will anchor on this operation to foster community policing and collaboration with sister security agencies.

Hence, I charge all personnel deployed within the FCT to be professional, firm, dedicated, civil with law-abiding citizens and ruthless to all criminal elements.

I want to use this medium to reassure FCT residents of the Command’s unwavering commitment towards the protection of lives and property within the Federal Capital Territory.

In addition, I wish to express my profound gratitude to the Inspector-General of Police IGP. Mohammed Abubakar Adamu NPM, mni and the Honourable Minister of the FCT, Mallam Muhammed Musa Bello for their unflinching support towards the FCT Command.

I also want to appreciate the Gentlemen of the Press and all those who volunteered useful information to the Command in its fight against crime.

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