The Lagos State Police Command, has commenced disciplinary procedures against two indicted police officers found guilty of shooting innocent Nigerians.
The two Aofficers, ASP Theophilus Otobo and Inspector Oguntoba Olamigoke were linked with the incident that caused that death of Tina Ezekwe at Iyana-oworo area of Lagos State.
Following the incident, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on May 29, ordered an in-depth investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death.
The police in a statement sent to POLITICS NIGERIA by its spokesperson, Bala Elkana said investigations so far, revealed that the conduct of the two officers fell short of professional standards
“In view of the above, the Command has commenced forthwith, internal disciplinary proceedings against the two officers. While the ASP has been served an Official Query in line with the provisions of the Public Service Rules, Inspector Oguntoba Olamigoke is undergoing an Orderly-Room trial (in-house ‘court’ trial) at the State Command Provost Office.”
“The ASP will be appearing before the Force Disciplinary Board sitting in Abuja and their recommended punishments will be forwarded to the Police Service Commission for approval.”
“The CP assures that as soon as the internal disciplinary proceedings have been duly exhausted and culpability of the indicted officers established, they will be arraigned in a court of competent jurisdiction for prosecution.”
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