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IGP Orders Release Of All Vehicles Impounded By Police Stations, Gives Date

IGP Orders Release Of All Vehicles Impounded By Police Stations, Gives Date

Information reaching Naija News House says that IGP Orders Release Of All Vehicles Impounded By Police Stations, Gives Date

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered the immediate evacuation of all impounded vehicles and unregistered exhibit from police stations across the country.

The Acting Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.

Mr Adejobi said that the order followed the unprofessional manner the vehicles were stacked within police facilities, causing nuisance and disgusting sight.

Vehicles Impounded

He said the IGP was unhappy with the practice of stockpiling vehicles recovered from crime scenes or those whose ownership was being contested.

He said the situation was made worse by stringent requirements and cumbersome processes for the rightful owners of the vehicles to reclaim them.

The spokesperson said the IGP had directed heads of police stations and formations to to carry out the needful evaluation and release the vehicles on bond to their owners.

He said those affected should approach the various police formations for the recovery and claims of their vehicles, with valid proof of ownership and proper means of identification.

(NAN)

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