Oct 16, 2018

Duty Of Police Is Not To Recover Debts

In the case of A.C (O.A.O) Nig Ltd V. Umanah (2013) 4 NWLR (Pt 1344) Page 323 the Court of Appeal held that:

"The statutory duties of the police under the Police Act is to maintain peace, law and order in the society. Debt collection or loan recovery is not within the purview of the statutory duties and powers of the police".

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