Commissioner of police in the Central Region George Kainja has assured residents of the region that police officers are on high alert this festive season
Speaking on Tuesday after Chipiku Stores and Asian community donated money and 600 litres of fuel to community policing in the region, Kainja said security measures have been put in place for all citizens in the region.
He warned that police will not allow criminals to terrorise residents, adding they will mount 24-hour security patrols across the region to contain crime.
Said Kainja: “As law enforcers we have put in place measures aimed at making sure that every citizen is guaranteed his or her safety, especially this festive season.”
He said the donation of fuel and money from the Asian community and Chipiku Stores will top up resources that have already been reservedto deal decisively with criminals.
Kainja asked Lilongwe residents to cooperate with the police and help them fight crime as they strive to ensure law and order.
Speaking after the donation Zaheer Bheda, leader of the Asian Community delegation, said the donation is meant to help police, especially community policing, as it is a vital link between the people and the police
In his remarks, Chipiku regional manager Eran Konzentani said it is their corporate social responsibility to assist police as it is an important arm of government in maintaining law and order.n