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BENTIU - 16 Nov 2012

Bentiu police introduce emergency numbers

Police in Bentiu, Unity state have introduced emergency numbers that the public can call in case of an urgent situation.

The emergency numbers were designed by the United Nations Police to improve communication between the public and the police services, according to a news report by Naath FM, one of two radio stations in the state.

The move has generated positive reaction from the public. Christina Mamun, resident of Bentiu said the police emergency numbers has numerous advantages.

The police said the numbers are free of charge to dial.

The director for crime and investigation in the state, Lt. Colonel Hussein Girish Yambio, earlier said crimes had increased in Bentiu.

He said he is optimistic that the emergency numbers will help in controlling crimes in the state.

Photo: Acuil Tito Madut, Inspector General of Police (Gurtong)