The Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of one Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) for murder.
The Commission said the officer, whose identity was undisclosed, shot and killed an innocent citizen in Igboeze South Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The Commission also revealed that the officer after killing his victim planted a gun on him and labeled him an armed robber.
This is contained in a statement in Abuja yesterday by the Commission’s Spokesman, Ikechukwu Ani.
The statement reads: “Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of a Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, for unlawful exercise of authority, discreditable conduct and for raising false report.
“The senior Police Officer was said to have shot and killed an innocent citizen in Igboeze South Local Government Area of Enugu State and planted a gun on his victim which he branded an armed robber.”
The Commission has also approved the reinstatement of a Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP, two Corporals and a Constable.
The Commission also approved the punishment of another CSP, and two Assistant Superintendents of Police, ASP, for various offences unbecoming of their respective offices and reprimand for one other Assistant Superintendent. It approved warning letter for another ASP.
The rank of an Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, was restored and two others, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP and a Sergeant, were reinstated and retired.
The Commission also affirmed its earlier decision on reinstatement of a Sergeant and a Corporal and approved the promotion and retirement of an Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP.
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