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Police Warn Against Indiscriminate Protests

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The Police have warned protesters, who engage in indiscriminate activities, thereby disturbing the peace of the city to desist henceforth or they will be dealt with.

This is even as the Police insist that any person or group of persons who wish to embark on any demonstration to notify the Commissioner of Police FCT in writing and secure approval.

The police public relations officer, FCT, ASP Anjuguri Manzah, who stated this in a statement, said the FCT Command had  observed with serious concerns the flagrant disregard for the law by some individuals and group of persons who lay siege to the Federal Capital City in the form of protests and demonstrations.

“These indiscriminate actions which are carried out in disorderly and sometimes riotous manner create unwarranted tension and apprehension among law abiding citizens and in the process obstruct legitimate business activities,” the statement said.

“it is on this note that the Command is making it clear that it will continue to be professional in discharging its constitutionally assigned roles in accordance with international best practices especially as it relates to the fundamental rights of citizens.

“However, the Command will not fold its arms and watch some individuals or group of persons tamper with the existing peaceful atmosphere in the Federal Capital Territory.”

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