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Police Dismisses 10 Senior Officers, Demotes 8 Over Alleged Misconduct

IGP, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has dismissed 10 senior police officers for alleged misconduct in the line of duty. Eight others were demoted for the same offence

The spokesman of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani, in a statement in Abuja, today, July 6, said that the commission took the decision at its 8th plenary meeting which ended last Wednesday.

Those dismissed include one Superintendent of Police, five Deputy Superintendents of Police and four Assistant Superintendents of Police.

Those who were demoted are a Deputy Commissioner of Police, a Chief Superintendent of Police, four Superintendents of Police, one Deputy Superintendent of Police and Assistant Superintendent of Police.

The statement said that the Commission also approved the punishment of severe reprimand for 16 officers, reprimand for 13 and letters of warning to four others while two officers are to receive letters of advice while 11 were exonerated.

It said that the Commission in plenary looked into 83 disciplinary cases which included 18 appeals and petitions.

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