Monday, June 25, 2018

IG deploys intervention force, two choppers in Plateau

Following the killing of over 100 people on Saturday , the Inspector - General of Police , Ibrahim Idris, has deployed an intervention force in Barkin - Ladi, and Riyom in Jos South Local Government Area and in other flashpoints across Plateau state .

In addition to the operatives, the IG also despatched two helicopters for aerial surveillance, five Armored Personnel Carriers , and three Police Mobile Force Units .

The intervention force also includes Two Counter -Terrorism units , Police Intelligence unit as well as conventional police personnel from other states.

The force spokesman , acting DCP Jimoh Moshood , in a statement on Monday said the Deputy Inspector -General of Police , Department of Operations, Joshiak Habila, has been directed to relocate to Jos to coordinate and supervise the operation

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