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DCP Bassey Ewah, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, has cautioned Nigerians not to hand over their phones to police officers who stop them at checkpoints without a warrant.
On Wednesday, Nov. 10, while fielding questions at an event hosted by the Police Community Relation Committee in Lagos State, Ewah stated that police officers conducting an investigation would produce a warrant before requesting a person’s phone.
He then encouraged Nigerians not to give their phones to any officer who doesn’t show them a warrant.
He said: “I stand to be corrected; please do not give any policeman who stopped you on the checkpoint your phones; it’s not our schedule. If we are investigating you, we will present a warrant and then demand for your phone. Please take note.”