Prisons Service sacks 3 officers for trafficking

Posted by News Express | 28 September 2018 | 1,316 times

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•Controller-General of Prisons, Jaáfaru Ahmed

The Controller-General of Prisons, Jaáfaru Ahmed, has approved the recommendation of the Zonal Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of eight junior officers for various offences.

The spokesman of the Nigeria Prisons Service, Francis Enobore said in a statement on Monday that they were found guilty of trafficking (smuggling) prohibited items such as mobile phones, India hemp and other intoxicating substances into the prison yard for inmates.

The letter signed by the officer-in-charge of discipline CP O. Agun Esq. on behalf of the Controller-General has IP Thomas Jatau and PA 11 Mottallem J. Yari dismissed for trafficking in mobile phone.

AIR Mohammed Isah Jibril, CPA Saleh Mohammed Dan’Azare, PA 1 Umar Gusau, PA 11 Mohammed Ali Ja’Oji, PA 1 Saidu Ibrahim Gusau and PA 11 Maji Maiku got fired for trafficking in India hemp, intoxicating substances and other prohibited items.

He noted that illegal access to mobile phones and other communication gadgets by prisoners had been of great concern to the management of the Prisons Service as various criminal activities have been perpetrated by inmates including facilitating jailbreaks and escapes.

Sourced from a Daily Trust report


Source: News Express

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