The Anambra State Police Command has expressed displeasure over recent reports of insecurity in the state, saying they heighten tension.
The spokesperson of the command, Mr Tochukwu Ikenga, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, who disclosed this, said police and other security agencies in the state had intensified patrol, saying there was no need for panic.
Ikenga said: “Today, 7/7/2023, police have observed with great dismay the mischievous act of persons sharing false security alerts/messages and doctored old videos of security incidents to cause tension/panic in the State.
“The Police, with other security forces, have intensified patrols, improved security dominance and surveillance in the state.
“The Command has noted the confidence reposed on us by Ndi Anambra in the protection of lives and properties shall not be taken for granted.”
The command added that: “Given the above, the Command shall invoke relevant cyber laws on persons found wanting in this regard.”