By Rabiu Sanusi
Kano state police command has ban the use of sirens by unauthorised person use without any cause, and use of covered number plates with driving of unregister vehicles in the state.
This is contained in a statement by the spokesperson of the command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa made available to Hotpen on Thursday.
“Vehicles siren are meant for designated people in society, medicals and other emergencies, and users are with specific guidelines and there are regulated hours when the siren cannot be blown. Specifically, sirens are blown between 6 am and terminate at 6 pm daily.”
The police command also warned members of the public to be aware that sirens constitute hazards/noise which is clearly environmental pollution, affects the sick and portends harassment to fellow citizens.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammed Usaini Gumel, therefore warns members of the public to note that circulars have been issued to all Police Formations, Divisions and Patrol Teams, to engage in thorough checks with a view of bringing the violators to justice.
Similarly, operators of motor vehicles with covered number plates and without registration numbers will also be arrested and prosecuted for such violations,” the statement reads.
The Commissioner appreciated the people of the state for their understanding, support, encouragement and cooperation.