Dead end! Police dismiss ACP, three ASPs for indiscipline
The Police Service Commission has dismissed an Assistant Commissioner of Police and three Assistant Superintendents of Police for indiscipline.
One ASP was compulsorily retired while one Superintendent, two Deputy Superintendent and one ASP had their ranks reduced.
The Head, Press and Public Relation, PSC, Ikechukwu Ani in a statement on Wednesday 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.
“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 Mr. Musa Istifanus, Permanent Secretary/ Secretary to the commission,” it explained.Punch