Enugu police set up task force on illegal firearms

IN compliance with the directive of the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, the Enugu State Police Command on Monday set-up a joint departmental task-force to mop-up illegal firearms and ammunition in the state.

Briefing newsmen on the directive, the State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Danmallam, said that he had appointed the Assistant Commissioner of Police in-charge of Operations, Frank Idu, to head the task-force team.

Danmallam who explained that members of the task-force were drawn from State and Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad [SARS], Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department and mobile police units, maintained that the task-force had been mandated to ensure the successful mop-up of all illegal firearms and ammunition as well as stopping all militia groups in the state.

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