Plateau attacks: New Police Commissioner vows to crush criminals


By Golok Nanmwa, Jos

Newly posted Commissioner of Police to Plateau State CP Hassan Yabanet, at the weekend pledged to deal with criminals causing trouble in Mangu and other parts of the State.

He made this known when he paid an unscheduled visit to attacked communities in Mangu local government area of the state .

CP Yabanet, who was received by the Transition Implementation Chairman of Mangu, Hon. Markus Artu, said he is in Mangu, being the epicenter of the crisis, to hand information about the situation and convey the message of the Inspector General of Police as well as encourage officers in the field to double their efforts in restoring peace to the troubled communities.

He appealed to the people to provide necessary information to security operatives in order to tackle insecurity.

While responding, Hon. Artu, who congratulated the new CP, expressed delight with the visit, saying his deployment to Plateau was born out of his track records of performance.

The Mangu Council Boss expressed optimism that the New Commissioner of Police will deliver and assured him of all the necessary support to ensure that peace is returned to the state.