More trouble for criminals as police introduces anti-crime app

The Nigeria police force says it has deployed a mobile application to combat crimes.

In a tweet on Saturday, the police said “Police-VGS”, the application, will soon be launched.

The force said the app is part of a broader technological approach, disclosing that it is being test run and would soon be released for public use.

“#Police-VGS. The Police-VGS App is part of broader technological tools being deployed by the Nigeria Police to smartly combat crimes in the country,” the tweet read.

“It will soon be formally launched by the IGP and thereafter made available for public use. Currently, we are test-running the App.”

Across the world, the police use technology to combat crimes.