Plateau State Police Commissioner, Austin Agbonlahor has banned Government officials, politicians and the public from indiscriminate used of tinted glasses and covering of number plates as armed robbers and kidnappers used same to unleash terror on innocent public.
Agbonlahor in a press statement signed by Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tyopev Mathias Terna said the police will take a adequate measures to check mate such unholy behaviors next week.
“The Plateau State Police Command has observed with dismay a negative trend in recent times where some individuals, politicians, government functionaries among others cover their vehicles number plates while driving on the highway and is also rampantly abused by some misguided youths.
“Some people are also in the habit of using vehicles with tinted glasses without any authorization from the police. These trends pose security threats especially at check points as kidnappers, armed bandits and other criminals can disguise using the above antics to beat security at any point.
“The Commissioner of Police Plateau State Command hereby warns members of the public to desist from such acts and advice that under no circumstances should people cover their vehicle number plates or use to Ted glasses on their vehicle ls without authorization.
“In furtherance with the above, the Command shall from next week take adequate measures in ensuring that the directives are complied with members of the public are to cooperate with security agencies to make our society crime free.”