The Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of a Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, for unlawful exercise of authority, discreditable conduct and for raising false report. The senior Police Officer was said to have shot and killed an innocent citizen in Igboeze South Local Government Area of Enugu State and planted a gun on his victim which he branded an armed robber.
The Commission also approved the reinstatement of a, Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP, two Corporals and a Constable.
These decisions were the high points of the 23rd Plenary Meeting of the Commission held in Abuja and presided over by its Chairman, Sir, Dr. Mike Mbama Okiro, a retired Inspector General of Police.
The Commission also approved the punishment of sever reprimand to another Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, and two Assistant Superintendents of Police, ASP, for various offences unbecoming of their respective offices and reprimand for one other Assistant Superintendent. It approved warning letter for another ASP.
The rank/seniority of an Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, was restored and two others, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP and a Sergeant, were reinstated and retired.
The Commission also affirmed its earlier decision on reinstatement of a Sergeant and a Corporal and approved the promotion and retirement of an Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP.
The Commission’s decisions have been conveyed to the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris for implementation in a letter signed by its Permanent Secretary/Secretary, Mr. Musa Istifanus.