The Ekiti State Police Command has announced ban on the use of vehicles with unauthorized covered number plate, tainted glass, siren and revolving lights.
The command said, this was activated in the Command to enable curb out criminal activities and ensure adequate protection of lives and properties of the people of the state.
According to a statement by the State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abutu Sunday and the state Commissioner of Police, Amba Asuquo stated that he had directed the arrest and prosecution of persons violating the laws guiding the use of such vehicles.
The statement reads: “It has come to the notice of the Ekiti State Police Command the illegal and unauthorized use of vehicles with covered number plates, revolving lights, sirens and tinted glasses.
“Information at the Command’s disposal has it that the aforementioned are currently being deployed by some unscrupulous persons in the commission of crimes.
In view of this, the Ekiti State Police Command hereby ban the unauthorised use of vehicles with covered number plates, revolving lights, sirens and artificial tinted glasses.
“The Command therefore, implore and urge everybody especially vehicle owners to be law abiding citizens and strictly adhere to the new order and directive as whosoever is found wanting shall be arrested, investigated and made to face the full wrath of the law”. The statement read.