PHOTOS: New Imo police car already bashed less than 1 week after it was purchased
The Imo State Police Command on Monday 31st July, 2017 inaugurated Special Police Squad for Owerri Metropolis to deal with crimes and criminality within the state capital.
Upon commissioning of the special security squad at the Police Headquarters, Owerri, over 100 police officers were deployed with specially made and equipped Anti-Crime patrol vehicles and motorbikes to carry out assignments to fish out and contend the activities of criminals in areas designated as flash points.
The State Commissioner of Police CP Chris O. Ezike while inaugurating the squad disclosed that the Inspector-General of Police IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni received 20 special vehicles from Imo State Government on behalf of Imo Police Command for the project stating that the vehicles were specially made for security within Owerri Capital Territory to ensure that Imo people sleep with their eyes closed.
However, less than one week after the vehicles were commissioned, one of the new patrol cars was spotted on Saturday being towed by emergency officials.