Police Boss Warns Against Indiscriminate Searching of Phones, Gives No to Report Erring Officer
The Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Command, CP Tuesday Assayomo psc+ has warned his officers against indiscriminate searching of Phones and Laptops of citizens.
The Police Boss expressed the warning in a statement made available to the Journalists by the Public Relations Officer of the state command, SP Okasanmi Ajayi (anipr) said policemen are outrightly forbidden from searching of phones and laptops of persons at random
The statement read in part “The Commissioner of Police, Kwara State Police Command, CP Tuesday Assayomo psc+ is miffed by reports reaching him of the incessant and indiscriminate search, menace of expensive telephone handsets and Laptops of young persons suspected to be Yahoo boys by policemen in the state is becoming unacceptable”
“The commissioner of police, kwara State Police Command has therefore directed that henceforth policemen are outrightly forbidden from searching of phones and laptops of persons at random, except the telephone and laptops are product of investigation approves by the commissioner of police himself”
“Members of the public are hereby advised to report any contrary action against this order to the Commissioner of Police through the following dedicated phone numbers: 08033454228, 08032365122, 08125275046”
Police Boss, however advises members of the public to be law abiding and eschew every form of violence.