Police dismisses 9 officers for criminal misconduct


The Nigerian Police Force has said that its has dismissed nine officers for criminal missconduct.

 The dismissal according to a statement on Tuesday was a ‘major sting operation to checkmate corruption and professional misconduct within and outside the police’ and that personnel of the Force who use their official capacities to carry out or get involved in any misconduct were singled out and dealt with according to the law to serve as deterrent to others.

Personnel of the Force who erred and compromised in discharging their duties and betraying the official oath of office were arrested, subjected to internal disciplinary measures and punished according to the gravity of their offences. Some of the offences include aiding and abetting serious crimes, conspiracy with militants. disappearance of explosives.

SUSPECTS: i. EX. ASP Yuguda Abbah ii.EX. Sgt Habila Sarki iii.EX. Diphen Nimmyel iv.EX. Sgt Yasan Danda v. EX. Sgt Abbas Mailalle vi.EX. Sgt Bwanason Tanko vii.EX. Sgt Donan James viii.EX. CPL Idris Salisu ix. EX. CPL Zakari Kofi The interrogation and confessions of the Ex-Policemen also led to the arrest of principal suspects and recovery of many arms and ammunition:

SUSPECTS: i. Mayo Chadi Aliyu ‘M’ ii. Atiku Ibrahim iii. Ali Mohammed iv. Abdulrahman Umar v. Umar Daudu vi. Ibrahim Umar vii. Ibrahim Mallam viii. Adamu Lolo ix. Suleiman Buba x. Ahmed Adamu xi. Gidado Garba xii. Sani Dan Alhaji xiii. Inusa Mohammed xiv. Mohammed Wari xv. Mohammed Rabiu xvi. Hammadu Abdullahi xvii. Umar Adamu xviii. Idi Juye xix. Yusuf Abdullahi EXHIBITS RECOVERED: i. Fourteen (14) AK 47 rifles with numbers intact ii. Three (3) other AK 47 rifles with numbers etched out. iii. One (1) Pump Action iv. One (1) locally made pistol v. Forty-two (42) empty magazines vi. Three hundred and sixty three (363) rounds of AK 47 live ammunition vii. Seventy one (71) K2 live ammunition viii. Twenty five (25) live cartridges.



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