17 May 2014

Angola: Commissioner Promises to Improve Conditions of Police Officers

Mbanza Congo — The General Commander of the National Police, general-commissioner Ambrósio de Lemos, promissed on Thursday in Mbanza Congo, northern Zaire Province, to improve the conditions of police officers deployed in Luvu boarder commune.

Speaking to ANGOP, after visiting the boarder locality with DR Congo, Ambrósio de Lemos, defended the need of those police officers deployed in that region to be equipped with new working equipment, in order to deal with Illegal immigration and contraband of fuel.

"What I have seen at Luvu boarder post made me concerned about the working conditions", He said.

The commander tranquilized the effectives, by saying that the sector will make all efforts in the near future to improve the works of the forces in the region.

On the illegal immigration, he said it is under study and the police are acquiring means for reinforcement of actions aimed to deal with actions of control of that phenomenon.

The high ranking officer handed over nine cars and six motorbikes to the local commander of the National Police.

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