The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has warned police officers against unlawful arrests and detention of innocent Nigerians.

Idris gave the warning at a meeting with Commissioners of Police and above in Abuja.

He directed all Commissioners of Police in the states to ensure close supervision of operations of all units in their commands to avoid this unpleasant situation.

Also Idris expressed concern over the conduct of some police officers who were arresting suspects and detaining them without recourse to thorough investigation.

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