Police Commission to probe cases of misconduct against policemen

Posted by News Express | 24 December 2015 | 2,368 times

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The Police Service Commission Committee (PSC) on Public Complaint on Police conduct will investigate five cases of misconduct against some policemen, a statement has said.

The statement, issued by the PSC Head, Press and Public Relations, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, in Abuja on Wednesday, said the decision was taken at the meeting of the committee in Abuja.

The committee is headed by retired Justice Olufunlola Adekeye in Abuja.

The statement said the commission would henceforth treat with utmost seriousness cases from the public and policemen on alleged acts of misconduct.

She advised serving police personnel who were victims of police action to bring their complaints to the commission within three months.

Adekeye said that the committee would ensure that the police operated within the law and in accordance with the rules and regulations guiding its operations.

The statement said that cases slated for investigation included a case of alleged cheating and gross misconduct against an inspector.

It said that the committee had also scheduled for investigation an alleged case of stealing and criminal diversion, conversion of N1.8 million. (NAN)

•Photo shows PSC Chairman, Sir Mike Okiro.

Source: News Express

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