The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested 30 suspects in connection to the recent communal clash in Tingno, Lamurde local government area of the state.
A statement by the image maker of the command, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said the command will also enforce the 24 hour curfew imposed on the area by the state government.
” The Command in collaboration with sister security agencies will commence the full enforcement of the directives effective from today Monday 18th May, 2020.
” To this effect, members of the general public are advised to strictly adhere to the restriction order until further notice:
” There will be a 24 hour curfew with immediate effect across the Local Government which means all movements are prohibited during this period,” the statement said.
According to the statement dangerous weapons including dane guns, cutlasses have been confiscated from the suspects.
The statement added that the commissioner of police Olugbenga Adeyanju, appealed to members of the general public to respectfully comply with such orders as taskforce team comprising of police and other security agents have been deployed to augment the strength of the Area Commander Numan and DPO Lamurde to enforce the government directives.
The command while urging members of the public to adhere strictly equally warns officers and men deployed for this operation to display high level of professionalism and operate within the context of the law and respect for human rights.