From: Molly Kilete. Abuja
The Police Service Commission(PSC) has announced the dismissal of one assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and three Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP), for indiscipline.
Similarly the PSC also announced the compulsorily retirement from service of 0ne ASP, while one SP, two DSPs and one ASP were reduced in rank.
Head of press and public relations of PSC, Ikechukwu Ani, who made this known in a statement, in Abuja, said the dismissal were the high points of the Commission’s Plenary Meeting where eight senior police officers were also given severe reprimand.
Six other officers were also said to have received the punishment of reprimand, while four were issued with warning letters, and seven others exonerated.
Ani, in the statement said “The Commission also approved the reinstatement of 14 senior police officers from appeals and petitions received by it, three officers had their seniority restored and another three reinstated and retired.
“It 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.
He said “Eleven 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.”