28 February 2014

Angola: Interior Minister Wants More Action Against Crime

Angolan minister of Home Affairs Ângelo Veiga Tavares urged Friday in Luanda the police staff to redouble their efforts in prevention of public order and tranquillity.

Ângelo Tavares was speaking at the main event marking the 38 anniversary of the corporation.

The minister stressed the creation of mechanisms allowing the citizen to take part in combat the crime, especially the violence and use of firearms.

The minister also did not rule out the prevention and education measures with a view to reducing domestic violence rates and cases involving young people and children.

The official urged for the need to pay attention to the people in suburban areas and in those localities with poor street lightning.

In his speech, the incumbent minister of Interior also referred to the economic crimes, which, according to him, require special attention by the organs of criminal investigation.

On the other hand, the official called the Fiscal Police to play a more active role in the control of goods entering the country.

The main event, celebrating the 38 anniversary of the corporation, was marked by delivery of incentives to the outstanding staff, promotion of officers and parade of the forces of corporation.

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