Police probe Ikare Area Commander for allowing suspect to escape with handcuffs

The Ondo state Commissioner of Police, Mr Andie Undie, has directed that a full scale investigation be conducted into the allegation leveled against the Area Commander in-charge Ikare-Akoko Area Command, ACP Razak Rauf for aiding criminality in the area.

Spokesman of the state police command,  Femi Joseph said the force had received a petition from the people of Ikare- Akoko, calling for the redeployment of the Area commander

 Joseph assured the people of Ikare that justice would be done to their petition as soon as possible.

He said, “The CP  has received a petition from the people of Ikare- Akoko, he has directed that the allegation should be probed”

Residents of Ikare -Akoko had on Wednesday staged a protest to demand the dismissal or redeployment of the Area Commander for allegedly aiding criminality and allowing an arrested armed robber to escape with handcuffs.

The protest crippled socio- economic activities in the community as protesters blocked major road from Akungba to Ikare and other roads to demonstrate their anger.