Extra-judicial killings: Police opt for stun guns

Extra-judicial killings: Police opt for stun guns

LAGOS— Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, yesterday in Lagos, said that henceforth, the nation’s policemen will start using stun guns for routine patrols because the Police under the current leadership can no longer tolerate abuses associated with the Police. He spoke on the heels of killings by some policemen in Lagos and

LAGOS— Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, yesterday in Lagos, said that henceforth, the nation’s policemen will start using stun guns for routine patrols because the Police under the current leadership can no longer tolerate abuses associated with the Police. He spoke on the heels of killings by some policemen in Lagos and other parts of the country, recently.

Meanwhile, the British High Commission said that it was working with the Federal Government to end the scourge of kidnappings in the country.
The UK through the Administrative Assistant, Private Office and Political, British High Commission, Abuja, Wayne White, disclosed that the UK was aware of the widespread insecurity and killings in Nigeria and was doing a lot to provide technical assistance to Nigeria to combat the scourge.
Also, troops of the Nigerian Army and Cameroon Defence Force fighting to rid the North Eastern part of the country and fringes of Lake Chad of Boko Haram terrorists, have killed 27 of the terrorists in a heavy gun fight.
According to the Nigerian Army, at the end of the shoot-out, a cache of weapons capable of great destructive proportions including five Gun Trucks, two Anti-Aircraft Guns and two General Purpose Machine Guns among others were recovered from the felled terrorists.

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