The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that any police officer found liable for misuse of power that resulted into the death, injury or indignity of citizens, would be dismissed from service and charged to court.
Adamu, while delivering his speech during his official visit to Lagos State on Monday, also said the line supervisors of such officer, including the Area Commander, Divisional Police Officer or Sectional Head, would be sanctioned for lacking supervision.
The IG, while expressing his condolences to the bereaved families of the victims of the misuse of firearms in the state, said the recent abuse of power by some police officers in the state was against the statutory provisions of the Nigeria Police Force.
He added that an administrative approach had been put in place to re-orientate personnel to enable them function in line with professional conducts. Read more