The Police Service Commission in Nigeria has dismissed ten senior Police Officers and reduced the rank of eight others over various cases of misconduct in the line of duty.
A statement signed by Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations on Monday said the decision was taken at the 8th plenary meeting of the Commission, which spanned three weeks.
It added that a Deputy Commissioner of Police and a Chief Superintendent of Police were reduced in rank, a decision which also affected four Superintendents of Police, one Deputy Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent of Police.
According to the statement, the Commission in Plenary looked into eighty-three disciplinary cases which included eighteen appeals and petitions.
Meanwhile, the Commission at the Plenary approved the promotions of 6,618 senior Police Officers including one AIG to DIG, four CPs to AIG and three DCPs to CPs.