The Police Command in Lagos yesterday announced the dismissal of 10 police officers for various offences.
The command’s spokesperson, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement, said this was in a bid to promote discipline and core values of policing in the state.
Adejobi said the command tried 81 personnel for various criminal and disciplinary offences that were committed between October 2019 and October 2020.
The offences, he said, ranged from murder, discreditable conducts, excessive use of power, corrupt practices and negligence. According to him, the command dismissed 10 personnel, reduced the ranks of 18 officers and issued warning letters to others. “Others were awarded extra fatigue, while 16 of the men were discharged and acquitted for want of evidence. “The personnel tried in the orderly room proceedings, conducted at various locations in Lagos state, included 45 inspectors,” he said.