The Commissioner of Police (CP), Imo State Command, Nasiru Mohammed, has placed a ban on indiscriminate use of covered and unauthorised number plate, Artificial tinted glasses, resolving light /sirens in Imo state.
This was contained in a release issued Yesterday by the Public Relation’s Officer of the command, Orlando Ikeokwu on behalf of the CP.
The release said that a special operation will be initiated by the command to bring to book those who use unauthorised number plates and tinted glasses, as such practice is inimical to the efforts by the Command to combat crime in the state.
It reads, “The Imo State Police Command has observed with utmost dismay, the indiscriminate use of vehicles with covered plate numbers, unauthorized tinted glasses, revolving lights/siren, Police Spy Plate numbers and Government plate numbers on personal private vehicles.
“The command has also been notified of the unauthorized/illegal use of such materials as enumerated above, on some vehicles and using same as escort vehicle for the conveyance of armed security personnel, as well as government officials who uses government official plate numbers on their personal/private vehicles.
“Concerned with the serious security challenges it poses, and also the fact that it is inimical to the efforts of the Command in combating crime and criminality in the State. Members of the public with such unauthorized materials on their vehicles are by this press release warned to dismantle such materials immediately, and desist from using same, as the command has concluded arrangements for a special operation aimed at contravening and prosecuting any person/persons caught violating the laws guiding the use of such materials on vehicles.”