Edo state police command has taken delivery of some crime-fighting equipment.
The gesture came from the Federal government as part of moves to combat criminal activities in the country.
The equipment is two gun trucks, three tactical operational vans and assorted rifles.
The Edo State Commissioner of police, Philip Ogbadu, inspected the equipment at the police headquarters in Benin city, Edo state.
Comm. Ogbadu was accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner of police in charge of operations, DCP Dantawaiye.
The police boss checked the engine capacity where the police officers are expected to position during operation.
The Edo State Police Public Relations Officer SP Bello Kontongs said the crime-fighting equipment released by the Inspector General of Police IGP Alkali Baba would help in improving the security situation in Edo state.
According to the police image maker, "We can assure you that this equipment will be used effectively as the commissioner of police has directed that the gun trucks be sent to some disturbing spots on the highway linking Edo state".©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.