CORONA VIRUS: ABIA CP ORDERS IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF SUSPECTS WITH BAILABLE OFFENCES, CAUTIONS CITIZENS TO ADHERE TO THE RESTRICTION ORDER BY THE STATE GOVERNOR TO AVOID MANHANDLING
Abia state police commissioner has ordered the immediate release of all suspects whose cases are bailable.
He has also directed the screeninf of susoects accused of cmmmiting various degrees of heinous crimes.
The command which took this step in the wake of corona virus has advised citizens of the state to ensure they obey all the set rules reeled out by the governor recently as a way of checking the spread of COVID -19 pandemic.
The commissioner of police in the state Ene Okon in a statement signed the police public relations officer, Geoffrey Ogbonna said the citizens are aware of the seriousness attached to the pandemic which calls for cooperation by all.
He said his men will be on patrol to monitor level of compliance and ensure that the people do the needful.
According to him, there will not be any need for use of force if compliance is achieved.