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As part of measures to foster a more harmonious relationship between the Police and members of the public, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has unveiled a new Operational Guidelines for the Police and other Law Enforcement Agencies on COVID-19 prevention enforcement duties.

 

Our correspondent Nathan Williams reports that the Inspector General of Police who said this today in Abuja noted that this will deepen respect for the rights of citizens, provide a new set of policing tools for tackling emerging crimes such as domestic violence, rape, child molestation and other incidents of Gender-Based Violence (GBV).

 

In a separate interview, the Executive Director Cleen Foundation Benson Olugbuo however pointed out that the new Operational Guidelines for the Police and other Law Enforcement Agencies on COVID-19 prevention enforcement duties will go a long way in protecting both the law enforcement officers and the citizens.

 

The IGP has equally charged the Force Provost Department, the X-Squad, the Force Public Relations Department, the Complaint Response Unit and the Public Complaint Bureau to carry out their oversight roles of adequate evaluation and monitoring of officers to ensure compliance with the Guidelines and bring erring personnel to book.

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