Police Dismiss 4 Officers, Re-instate 14


The Police Service Commission on Wednesday announced its approval dismissing one assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and three Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) over cases of indiscipline. One ASP was compulsorily retired while one SP, just as two DSPs and one ASP were reduced in rank.
According to a press statement signed by PSC Head, Ikechukwu Ani, “These decisions were the highpoints of the Commission’s Plenary Meeting held in Abuja where eight senior police officers were also given severe reprimand. Six other officers received the punishment of reprimand, four, warning letters, one, letter of advice and seven others, exonerated.
“The Commission also approved the reinstatement of 14 senior police officers from appeals and petitions received by it, three officers had their seniority restored and another three reinstated and retired. It considered and approved the compulsory retirement of three officers who also appealed their punishments and affirmed its earlier decision on reinstatement of two other officers.”
The statement also added that no fewer than 11 appeals were rejected, while approval was given for the promotion of one DSP.

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