The Human Right Liberty Access and Peace Defenders Foundation group has accused politicians in Anambra State of using branded vehicles to sell hard drugs and other products which are dangerous, they also stated that the police should make a decision of seizing unmarked vehicles of political parties in the state.
The chairman of the group, Dede Uzor and board of trustees also accused politicians of making use of customized party vehicles in the state and using them to perform hideous crimes.
Uzor who also commended the police decision to deal with security men who are escorting vehicles with covered number plates.
He said the decision will not only lessen crime in the state, but also lessen the security personnel who are intimidating members of the general public.
“We commend the State Police Command for this bold move and urge them not to relent in implementing this policy to its logical conclusion.”
“Some of them use it to carry prohibited and regulated and hard drugs as well as other harmful products that constitute dangers to the society and human families.”
“They sometimes use the vehicles to constitute traffic nuisance on the roads with their recklessness and other glaring traffic violations.”
“There should be no sacred cows on the prosecution of offenders. Those arrested should not be spared.” Uzor said
Mustapha Dandaura, The State Commisioner of Police had earlier this week ordered the arrest and prosecution of persons using unmarked/tinted and masked vehicles without authorization from June 1.