4 policemen arrested final week for dispossessing a Togo-based Nigerian, who was returning house for the Christmas celebration, of 350,000CFA, have been dismissed from the Drive.Police Safety guard beats colleague to dying in Lagos
The policemen, Inspector Victor Amiete, Sergeant Gbemunu Samuel, Sergeant Afolabi Oluwaseun and Corporal Adigun Omotayo, hooked up to Ijaniki Division, accosted the automobile during which the sufferer, Mr. Theodore Ifunnaya, drove in, at Iyana-Period, alongside Mile/ Badagry expressway, on December 17.
The cops in response to the sufferer, accused him of being a robber and bundled him into their van to Ijaniki division, the place he alleged that they beat and stripped him bare, threatening to submit video of his nude on social media.
Thereafter, he alleged that the cops referred to as a Bureau-de-change operator who gave them the naira equal of the international forex, out of which they gave him N2000, instructing him to depart the station.
When info reached the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Imohimi Edgal, he ordered for the speedy arrest of the policemen and subjected them to Orderly room trial which ended final Friday.
On the finish of the investigation, the policemen had been discovered culpable by the panel arrange by CP Edgal. Whereas the dismissal of the trio of Sergeant Gbemunu Afolabi, Sergeant Afolabi Oluwaseun and Corporal Adigun Omotayo, was accepted by the command boss, his suggestion for the dismissal of Inspector Amiete was forwarded to the Assistant Inspector Normal of Police, Zone 2, for approval.
Spokesman for the command, Chike Oti who confirmed their dismissal in an announcement, stated: “Authorities of Lagos State Police Command want to inform members of the general public that the Command’s Provost Part, attempting 4 policemen hooked up to Ijanikin Division for discreditable conduct and corrupt follow, has discovered them responsible on all counts and accordingly beneficial them for dismissal from the Drive.
“It’s the conclusion of the panel arrange by the CP to analyze the policemen, that they shoddily dealt with the allegation towards Theodore Ifunanya and had carried out themselves in a fashion unbecoming of their standing within the Drive.
“Equally, the CP has redeployed the Divisional Police Officer answerable for Ijanikin Division, CSP Eugene Ubine, for missing supervision of his males. He subsequently warns Space Commanders, Divisional Police Officers and Heads of departments to strictly monitor actions of their males for higher service supply.
“He added that the punishment meted out to the erring policemen is meant to function a deterrent to others.”