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Police Dismisses Eight Officers, Demote Six Others In Lagos

Edgal ImohimiLagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi has said Eight (8) police officers have been dismissed over serious criminal offences, while six others were demoted in ranks.

The police chief on Wednesday also said that 108 officers were disciplined for various offences from January to July, 2018 in the Lagos State Command.

He made the disclosure at a Stakeholders’ Forum on “Police Accountability and Presentation of Advocacy Materials at the command’s headquarters, Ikeja.

The police chief said that 58 other officers recorded major entries, six officers reprimanded, 28 officers got warning, four officers had extra fatigue, while five others were discharged for lack of evidences against them.

Imohimi, however, called on people in Lagos to continue to assist the police with information and other assistance, stressing that the 28,000 officers and men in Lagos were inadequate to police the state.

Source: OkayNG.com

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