The Rivers State Police Command has disbanded one in every of its Tactical Models, Eagle Crack Unit over the unlawful actions of its males.
The E-Crack Unit grew to become the brand new Particular Anti-Theft Squad due to their notoriety particularly with regard to the violation of human rights.
The E-Crack Unit additionally presently occupies the constructing of the defunct F0 SARS at Rukpokwu, Obio-Akpor Native Authorities Space of Rivers State.
The most recent incident concerned the extortion of three undergraduate college students of the College of Port Harcourt the place E-Crack officers led the scholars to an ATM to make money switch of N150,000.
“The money switch was traced to one in every of our officers,” the spokesman of the State Police Command, SP Nnamdi Omoni stated.
Nonetheless, in a swift response to the a number of complaints of residents of Rivers State, the brand new Commissioner of Police, CP Friday Eboka disbanded the E-Crack.
CP Eboka stated the choice was taken Friday morning after a gathering along with his Administration Group.
The Command in an announcement stated, “The dissolution is approaching the heels of complaints of unprofessional conduct exhibited by personnel of the unit.
“Recall that the CP in his Maiden Press Briefing on Tuesday promised to handle all circumstances of infractions by the Police and enhance supervision of the boys, with a stern warning to take care of erring officers and maintain DPOs/HODs vicariously liable.
“The dissolution is with quick impact and all personnel hooked up to the unit are to report back to the headquarters for redeployment.
”The general public is hereby enjoined to rekindle their belief within the police, because the command is dedicated to giving them improved policing providers that may stand the take a look at of time.”