Police to undergo drug abuse test before handling arms— Arase.

At the launch of drug testing kits and campaign against sudden deaths of police officer organized by the Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with the Hypertension and Diabetes Awareness Foundation in Abuja yesterday, the Inspector General of police, Solomon Arase said that henceforth, all policemen will undergo snap urine tests to ascertain signs of drug abuse before they could be issued firearms.

He also noted that the killing of Nigerians from misapplication of firearms by policemen had made the public to cast aspersions on the police force.

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