Delta State Police Command Sets UP Measures To Recover Illegal Arms In Possession Of Herdsmen
The Police Commissioner in Delta state, Mr. Muhammed Mustafa has said that armed herdsmen will be treated as robbers and kidnappers henceforth.
Mustafa disclosed this while speaking to newsmen in Asaba saying the control had stepped up measures to recover illegal arms in the ownership of herdsmen.
He said: “We have set up a task force headed by Assistant Commissioner of Police Peter Wagbara.
“We have real herdsmen, who are law-abiding, but any herdsman seen carrying arms should be taken as a criminal. He will be treated as a robber or kidnapper.”
Mustafa restated that the 21-day grace period, which starts from March 1, had been given to people to surrender illegal arms to the command through area commanders.