Sallah: Police deploy 2,153 in Delta

 Delta state Police command on Monday said it has deployed about 2,153 police personnel to provide security at all Muslim praying grounds and other strategic locations in the state.

In a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ari Mohammed Ali, directed all Area Commanders and DPOs to intensify raid of criminal hideouts and black spots within the command. 

He directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of operation, Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, Tactical Operation Officers and all Heads of Departments of the command to leave no stone unturned towards ensuring thorough supervision of personnel deployed for the actualisation of peace and tranquility throughout the state during and after the celebrations.

 The police chief assured all Muslim faithful in the state of the provision of adequate security and free flow of traffic in the state during the festivity.

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