Police Service Commission dismisses four senior Police Officers for misconduct


The Police Service Commission PSC, has dismissed four senior Police Officers for misconduct and acts unbecoming of public officers.

This was contained in a statement by the PSC Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, in Lagos.

Ani said the PSC took the decisions at the 10th Plenary Meeting presided over by its Chairman, Mr Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.

Ani said the DSP led a team that intercepted three Mercedes Benz trucks conveying about 300,000 live cartridges believed to have been smuggled across the border from Benin Republic, and that the ASP was dismissed for action prejudicial to the security of the state, sabotage, dishonesty and acts unbecoming of a public officer.

He said the PSC had also during the meeting approved the promotion of four Assistant Inspectors General of Police to the substantive rank of Deputy Inspectors General of Police.