The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has approved the dismissal of three policemen and interdiction of an officer involved in raiding the residence of elder statesman, Edwin Clark, on September 4.
A statement by force spokesman Jimoh Moshood said the sacked inspectors are Godwin Musa (AP/No. 18858), Sada Abubakar (AP/No. 225812) and Paul Yabo (AP/No. 225828).
Jimoh Mashood said the officer placed on interdiction is an assistant superintendent of police, David Dominic (AP. No 158460).
He said Mr Dominic was queried and being investigated for discreditable conduct, negligence of duty and an act unbecoming of a police officer, which constitutes serious misconduct.
“The gravity of the offences against the officer is serious in nature and dismissal from service is imminent.
“Consequently, the Inspector General of Police approved that AP. No 158460 ASP David Dominic, be on interdiction from Service pending the determination of his case by the Police Service Commission.
“The IGP also approved and upheld the dismissal from service of (i) AP/No. 18858 Inspr Godwin Musa (ii) AP/No. 225812 Inspr Sada Abubakar and (iii) AP/No. 225828 Inspr Yabo Paul, after the trio were tried under Oath in Orderly Room Trial for Discreditable Conduct, Illegal duty, Disobedience to Lawful Order and other misconduct contrary to the Rule of Law.
“The suspect (Informant) Ismail Yakubu from Waru Village, Apo District, Abuja, has been charged to Upper Area Court Mpape, Abuja for giving false information and telling falsehood that misled police action,” Jimoh Mashood said.