The Nasarawa State President of Nigeria Association of Patients and Proprietary Medicine Dealers have appealed to the state commissioner of Police, Muhammed Kura to nip in the bud the rising spate of incessant arrest by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
The President expressed concern over the humiliation of their members by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), especially in Karu axis.
The leader, Vincent Mamah gave the disclosure during a courtesy visit to the Nasarawa State command, he pleaded with the commissioner to proffer a lasting solution to the unabated arrest of their members.
Mamah averred that his members who are licensed and embarking on legal businesses are the main target of SARS at all times.
He called on the police in Nasarawa State to do more towards protecting the lives of their members leaving in hard-to reached areas in the state.
“Especially our members that are operating businesses in all nook and corner of the state lack security “.
He lauded the police for the holistic approach to crime fighting and prevention.
He appreciated the Commissioner for honoring the request of his members.
The Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Kura in his response applauded Patient Dealers for the visit.
He appealed to medicine dealers to do the needful by engaging in a lawful business as well to shun illegal sales of prohibited drugs.
“I plead with you people to remain committed by shunning illegal sales”.
“ I am urging members of the association to report cases of illegal apprehension by the police.
The Association donated hospital facilities ranging from first aid boxes and other medical facilities too.