15 houses al­legedly be­long­ing to crim­i­nals de­mol­ished in Imo

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Johnkennedy Uzoma, Ow­erri

More than 15 houses al­leged to be­long to crim­i­nals in Umuagwu Mg­buisii in Ohaji/ Egbema LGA of Imo State have been de­mol­ished by the Imo State Po­lice com­mand and state se­cu­rity out­fits

The op­er­a­tion led by the state deputy gover­nor Prince Eze Mad­umere in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Nige­rian Po­lice, is the sec­ond time aimed at to­tally tack­ling crimes in the state

Ad­dress­ing jour­nal­ists dur­ing the ex­er­cise, the Imo State Com­mis­sioner of Po­lice, Mr. Taiwo Lakanu said that the re­solve to take the bat­tle back to the crim­i­nals had be­come nec­es­sary to stop them from op­er­at­ing. He re­vealed that a lot of in­tel­li­gence had gone into the new ap­proach to com­bat crime.

He ex­pressed sat­is­fac­tion with the crime-free sta­tus of Imo State, which he vowed to sus­tain.

The CP com­mended Owelle Rochas Oko­rocha for im­prov­ing se­cu­rity in­fra­struc­ture and for rapidly re­spond­ing to his re­spon­si­bil­i­ties to­wards ar­rest­ing some sit­u­a­tions.

The Deputy Gover­nor of Imo State, Prince Eze Mad­umere dis­closed that those whose build­ings were be­ing de­mol­ished were caught in the act of kid­nap­ping, armed rob­bery and other crim­i­nal ac­tiv­i­ties.

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