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Police: Disciplinary committee reviews cases instituted against 130 senior officers, including three CPs

The Force Disciplinary Committee (FDC) has begun reviewing disciplinary cases instituted against 130 Senior Police Officers of the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police and above in order to determine their culpability or otherwise.

The high ranking officers all over the country comprise two Commissioners of Police, three Assistant Commissioners of Police, 11 Chief Superintendents of Police, 19 Superintendents of Police, 18 Deputy Superintendents of Police, and 77 Assistant Superintendents of Police.

The Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday.

According to him, the Force Disciplinary Committee (FDC) assembled at the Inspector-General of Police Conference Hall, Force Headquarters, Abuja, on Tuesday to review disciplinary cases instituted against senior police officers.

Police: Disciplinary committee reviews cases instituted against 130 senior officers, including three CPs

The FDC comprises of seven Deputy Inspectors-General of Police as arbiters and the Assistant Inspector-General of Police Force Secretary as its secretary.

The session which began on Tuesday will hold till Friday, July 1.

Upon conclusion of proceedings and hearing of evidences, Adejobi said recommendations on each matter will be communicated to the Police Service Commission (PSC) for consideration.

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, in the statement, expressed confidence in the Deputy Inspectors-General of Police overseeing the Force Disciplinary Committee to ensure dispensation of justice in all causes before them.

The IGP equally assured that the Force is deliberately committed to cleaning up its house for a more professional and citizens-focused policing system.




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