Metro Traffic Gridlocks: IG Idris Orders Stop-and-search Operations Nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris has ordered police teams on traffic control and observation patrols to commence immediate stop-and-search operations during the Christmas and New Year celebrations.

All State Police Commands across the country have been ordered to beef up security at flashpoints, black spots and vulnerable points on major roads and highways across the country.

He further directed all Commissioners of Police to supervise police personnel deployed to these stop and search points to make sure that they are not turned to roadblocks.

According to him, this is will ensure the free flow of traffic and ease movement of travelers.