War On Criminals

 

The Sierra Leone Police (SLP) have reportedly vowed to embark on robust national security operations following alleged criminal activities involving the smuggling of foreign currencies and Free Healthcare drugs as well as the sales of free quality education materials.

According to SLP press release, the nationwide security operations are aimed at preserving the safety and security of the state, adding that the public would see high police visibility patrols in the streets, mobile vehicular checkpoints at strategic locations, targeted raids, stop and search.

The release furthered that there would also be effective community engagements

The release furthered that there would also be effective community engagements and joint police/military deployment at the Lungi International Airport in order to improve public safety and security. The robust security measures, the release states, are in line with various law enforcement regulations, including the 1964 Police Act, 1965 Public Order Act and the 1965 Criminal Procedure Act, adding that there should be no cause for alarm.

The SLP in their release also appealed to the public to continue cooperating with the security sector by providing vital and timely information that would lead to the arrest of unscrupulous people involved in alleged smuggling of foreign currencies and Free Healthcare drugs, the sale of free quality education materials and other illegal activities in the country.

“We therefore urge the public to report suspicious persons’ movements and criminal activities of individuals in their continuity in the interest of national safety and security,” the release concluded.