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Indiscipline: PSC dismiss ACP, 3 ASP’s; Demotes SP, 2 DSP’s and ASP, Reinstate 14 others.

The Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) and three (3) Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP) over cases of indiscipline.

A statement by Ikechukwu Ani, Public Relations Officer PSC, said the Commission on Wednesday said, “One ASP was compulsorily retired while one SP, two DSPs and one ASP were reduced in rank.

“These decisions were the highpoints of the Commission’s Plenary Meeting held in Abuja where eight senior police officers were also given severe reprimand.

“Six other officers received the punishment of reprimand, four, warning letters, one, letter of advice and seven others, exonerated.

“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.

“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”, the statement added.

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