Police Dismiss 4 Officers Over Looting of Jonathan’s Abuja House

Four policemen suspected to have engaged in systematic stripping of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s house at Gwarimpa, Abuja, have dismissed by the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Thursday.
They were said to have been dismissed for their involvement in the theft of property running into millions of naira .
The affected men were dismissed after an Orderly Room trial, which found them guilty of theft of the movable items including furniture sets, beds, electronics, toilet electrical fittings and internal doors and frames
The dismissed policemen are; F/No. 436691 Sgt Musa Musa, F/No. 235422 Sgt John Nanpak, F/No. 261898 Sgt Ogah Audu and F/No. 425210 Sgt Gabriel Ugah.
The police also said the case of two other policemen, AP/No.141199 Inspr Lengs Satlakau and AP/No. 150566 Inspr Usman Wuduki involved in theft has been forwarded to AIG Zone 7 for further action.
This is contained in a statement in Abuja Thursday by the FCT Command Spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah.
The Command explained that their dismissal was in compliance with the vision of IGP Ibrahim Idris to rid the Nigeria Police Force of criminal elements.
The statement reads: “In fulfilment of the promise by the FCT Police Command to make public its findings on the investigation of the case of theft at the Gwarimpa residence of Former president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, the Command wishes to state that in line with first schedule of police Act and regulation 370 Cap 19, the Policemen guarding the house have been tried in an orderly room proceeding and found culpable of the offence.
“Sequel to the out-come of the orderly room proceeding, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Musa Kimo has approved the immediate dismissal of the Policemen.”
The Command while stating that the main culprit, Sgt. Musa would be charged to court upon completion of investigation, added that efforts are being intensified to arrest his accomplice, Mallam Shuaibu who is currently at large.

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