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The police have the power to break in and out of a house if they reasonably believe a crime is being committed therein- police spokesperson, CSP Adejobi, says

Jan 13, 2023

The spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, has stated that it is not in all cases that the police require a search warrant before they can invade a suspected criminal’s house.

 

In a series of tweet, Adejobi pointed out that the police has the power to break in and out of any house if they have reasonable suspicion that a crime is being committed there.

 

He gave the clarification when a Twitter user inquired if the police has such powers to invade one’s home. Read their exchange below…

 

 The police have the power to break in and out of a house if they reasonably believe a crime is being committed therein- police spokesperson, CSP Adejobi, says The police have the power to break in and out of a house if they reasonably believe a crime is being committed therein- police spokesperson, CSP Adejobi, says