PSC Dismisses ACP, 3 ASP, Reprimands Others for Indiscipline

An Assistant Commissioner of Police and three Assistant Superintendents of Police have been shown the way out of the police force for indiscipline.
The Police Service Commission made this known on Wednesday.
The Head, Press and Public Relation, PSC, Ikechukwu Ani in a statement said the decisions were the highpoints of the commission’s Plenary Meeting held in Abuja where eight senior police officers were also given severe reprimand.
He said one ASP was compulsorily retired while one Superintendent, two Deputy Superintendent and one ASP had their ranks reduced for their unsavoury behaviours that befit the police.
The statement said: “Six other officers received the punishment of reprimand, four, warning letters, one, letter of advice and seven others exonerated,” it added.
“The commission also approved the reinstatement of 14 senior police officers from appeals and petitions received by it, while three officers had their seniority restored and another three reinstated and retired.
“The PSC also 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 disclosed that 11 appeals were rejected while approval was given for the promotion of one DSP.
“The decisions of the commission have been conveyed to the Inspector-General of Police for implementation in a letter signed by Musa Istifanus, Permanent Secretary/ Secretary to the commission,” the statement added.

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