Police commission dismisses ASP, demotes Superintendent

It was further reported that the commission also rejected 23 appeals from dismissed policemen for reinstatement and restoration of ranks.

 

According to a report by the Punch Newspaper, the Police Service Commission dismissed the ASP while approving the reduction in rank of another Superintendent and another ASP for misconduct in the force.

The commission said, “One serving Deputy Superintendent of  Police and Assistant Superintendent of Police received the punishments of severe reprimand while an Assistant Commissioner, two DSPs and an ASP are to be issued letters of reprimand. A Superintendent of Police will receive letter of warning while an ASP was exonerated.”

The PSC spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani, disclosed that the decisions Police Commission's decision were the high points of the 15th plenary meeting of the commission held in Abuja.

The plenary meeting was presided over by its Chairman, Mike Okiro, a retired Inspector- General of Police.

The commission also approved the reinstatement of 10 other police officers, exonerated three and committed the dismissal of three others to retirement.

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