Police have warned of a surge in crime in various parts of the country as the festive season draws nearer.
According to police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, with a few weeks left to December which is the festive month, there have been indicators that criminals have stepped up their activities in various parts of the country as they prepare for the festivities.
He noted that since is a time of stocking items for sale during the festive season, criminals also take advantage to target members of the public, especially those with huge sums of money and property.
Enanga said preventing acquisitive crimes like robberies, burglary and shop break-in it remains the priority of the police and other sister security agencies, but also called for information sharing among the local community about suspicious people. END.