Police officers should be professional and avoid corruption and human rights abuses, Inspector General of Police Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun has said.
The warning was given by Kano State Police Commissioner CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel in a lecture for the departments of operation and criminal investigation of the state command on Wednesday.
He said the lecture was based on the instructions of the Inspector-General to all police commands and formations to follow the Inspector-General of Police Zero Tolerance Policy on all forms of Human Rights Abuses, Corrupt Practices, Inappropriate Behavior of Police Officers on Highways.
Gumel said the police officers should be courteous to the public, thorough in investigation and prosecution, and respect the rights of citizens.
“You should be courteous to the public, thorough in investigation and prosecution, and respect the rights of citizens. You should also avoid corruption and human rights abuses,” he said.
He praised the officers for their work in fighting crime and encouraged them to remain dedicated in their duties.