Commissioner of Police Delta State CP Wale Abass ban covered plate numbers, tinted vehicles to combat insecurity.
Abass warns that all vehicles plying the road in the state must be duly registered with their plate numbers visible.
The police boss said all unregistered vehicles and vehicles with covered plate numbers will be impounded.
CP seeks for the understanding, noting that all being done is for the collective good of the public.
The Delta State police commissioner, Wale Abass, has announced a ban on vehicles with tinted glass and covered plate numbers as part of security measures to combat insecurity in the state.
The new development was put in place to reduce the rate of kidnapping and nefarious activities in Delta, according to a statement issued by the state’s Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright, on Tuesday.
The Commissioner of Police equally appealed to members of the public to bear with the Police as the security measures are for the collective good of the public.
Part of the statement reads :
“Due to the activities of criminal elements who carry out their nefarious activities using tinted vehicles and sometimes covered plate numbers, it is on this note that the CP warns that all vehicles that ply the road in the state must be duly registered with their plate numbers visible as all unregistered vehicles and vehicles with covered plate numbers will be impounded.
“He also stated that tinted vehicles will not be allowed in the state, hence residents using tinted vehicles are advised to peel it off.
“In his plea, the CP seeks for the understanding, noting that all being done is for the collective good of the public”.