The IGP cautions police officers to abstain from corrupt behavior and violations of human rights.
Inspector General of Police Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun has charged police officers to be professional and shun all forms of corrupt practices and human rights abuses.
Kano State Police Commissioner CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel gave the warning in a lecture organized for officers and men of the departments of operation and criminal investigation of the state command on Wednesday.
He said the lecture is in line with the directives of the Inspector-General to all police commands and formations to implement the Inspector-General of Police Zero Tolerance Policy on all forms of human rights abuses, corrupt practices, and inappropriate behavior of police officers on highways.
Gumel said the police officers must be professional, civil to members of the public, and diligent in investigation and prosecution.
“You must be professional, civil to members of the public, diligent in investigation and prosecution, avoid all forms of corruption, and respect the fundamental rights of citizens while conducting investigations,” he said.
He commended the officers for their efforts in crime fighting and urged them to continue to be committed to discharging their duties.