By Emmanuel Okonkwo
Anambra state Police Command has today being the 12th of November, 2020, launched Rapid Response Squad to fight crime and Criminality in the state during and after the Yuletide period.
The team are to patrol round streets of Anambra throughout the Yuletide season and after, to ensure full protection of life and properties of the citizenry.
Officers and men of the Anambra state Police Command kicked -off the patrol exercise with township patrol led by the Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang represented by the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Haruna Muhammed, to create awareness on the exercise and also remind criminal elements that they have no place in the state.
During the township patrol exercise, the team which kicked off at the Police Headquarters in Amawbia passed through Eke Awka market, Agu-Awka, Unizik junction, Amawbia bypass junction, Amawbia round about by Onitsha old road, among other strategic points.
The Anambra state Governor, Chief Willie Obiano had earlier today flagged -off the patrol squad where he donated thirteen security vehicles to the state Police Command effective security network in the state during and after this Christmas period.
The vehicle donated by the governor are three Innoson Ikenga jeep, and ten hilux trucks.