CP orders redeployment of two DPOs, over rising cases of cult clashes, killings
The Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Nwonyi Emeka, has redeployed the Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in-charge of Ahoada and Akinima, headquarters of Ahoada-East and Ahoada-West local government areas of the state respectively.
The CP ordered the redeployment following multiple cult clashes and general insecurity in the two local government areas of the state.
It was further gathered that two DPOs, including the DPO in-charge of Bori Division in Khana local government area, Bako Amgbasim, have been deployed to take charge of the two Police Divisions.
Meanwhile, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Akoh Youth Congress (AYC) in Akoh kingdom, Ahoada East local government area of the state, Hector Chinem, has commended the Police Commissioner for the redeployment of seasoned crime fighters to the two divisions in the area.
Chinem noted that the strategic redeployment by CP Emeka will lead to reduction of crime to zero.
Also, the Civil-Military, Police and Paramilitary Relations (CIMPARR-Nigeria), has applauded the Commissioner of Police im Rivers State, Nwonyi Emeka, for warning vigilante group members against illegal detention and torture of suspects.
CIMPARR-Nigeria disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Port Harcourt on Friday by its coordinator, Green Isaac.
The statement reads in part: “It’s great to hear that the Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, CP Emeka, has taken a stance against illegal detention and torture of arrested persons by vigilance group members.
“Such actions are not only illegal but also inhumane and violate the rights of individuals. It’s important for law enforcement officials to uphold the rule of law and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with dignity.
“Civil-Military Police and Paramilitary Relations also appreciate the redeployment of Divisional Police Officers in two affected areas of the state, where they heads of police formation failed to live up to their duties.
“By speaking out against these practices, the Commissioner of Police is sending a clear message that such actions will not be tolerated in Rivers State. This helps promote accountability and professionalism within the police force and encourages the protection of human rights.”