While the Nation embark on steps to improve the security of the Federal Capital territory, the Joint Security Team has launched an operation to clampdown on the use of unauthorized covered number plates and tinted vehicles.
This was disclosed in Abuja by the Police Public Relations Officer in the territory, ASP Mariam Yusuf, in a statement on Friday.
Yusuf said the team which is chaired by the Commissioner of Police in the FCT, Mr. Bala Ciroma, was part of efforts to rid the territory of criminality.
She added that the operation became important, following the recent security threat analysis conducted by the joint team.
The PPRO said the analysis revealed that criminal syndicates now execute their nefarious activities using tinted vehicles with covered number plates.
“The team, therefore, wishes to warn residents using unauthorized covered number plates and tinted vehicles within the FCT to desists as violators will be arrested and prosecuted accordingly,’’ she said.
Yusuf appealed to the residents to cooperate with security agencies and to;
Report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress through: