Written by Ateed YUSUF

Police clamp down

Commuters and residents of Utako, a satellite town in Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, have heaved a sigh of relief as the police continue to clamp down on ‘one chance’ syndicates around the popular Berger bus stop. 

Speaking to The Abuja Inquirer, some commuters advised members of the public to exercise caution while boarding unpainted taxis around Berger Round-about to Area 1, Kubwa, Suleja and life Camp. 

A passenger, Comrade Anthony Okafor, called on the patrol team of the Utako division to sustain the successes recorded in curbing criminal activities along the major high-ways more especially "One chance", hand-set and bags snatchings. 

He said the present of patrol officers stationed in some locations combined with constant patrol moving round Utako and environs brought crime rate to the barest minimum in the area. 

Also contributing, a resident named Ms. Juan Okoro, applauded the police for recovering stolen vehicles during stop and search points, just as she encouraged them to sustain the tempo. 

She implored residents of the area to give maximum support to the police to enable them succeed in the fight against crime prevention and control. 

When contacted, the DPO in charge of the division, CSP Jibril Sani, reiterated commitment to comply with the directives of the FCT Commissioner of Police to rid the territory from all forms of criminal activities.         



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