Njideka Ozoalor

The Cross River Police Command has disclosed that its officers and men would undergo retraining in arms handling to prevent mishaps as we approach the General Elections

This was revealed by CP Sule Balarabe in an interview with journalists in Calabar.

Balarabe said the retraining became necessary to avoid what happened in Lagos, where a policeman was reported to have mistakenly shot a female lawyer.
According to him, “many of our men have forgotten the basic handling of firearms, sometimes they become unconscious that they have cocked the firearms.

“The retraining of our men in Cross River in arms handling will help to avert such accidental discharges especially as we get close to the general election period.

“Talking about the election, all policemen in the state, including those serving in offices will be deployed on election duty.

I am happy that a new batch of personnel have just graduated from the Police Training School in Odukpani Local Government Area of the state, those assigned to the state will all be deployed for the election,” he said.


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