Abuja - The police in Abuja on Tuesday paraded 14 policemen and 45 others for alleged kidnapping, cattle rustling, and others, Nation reports.
The policemen inlcude ex-ASP Yuguda Abbah, ex-Sgt Habila Sarki, ex-Diphen Nimmyel, ex-Sgt Yasan Danda, ex-Sgt Abbas Mailalle, ex-Sgt Bwanason Tanko, ex-Sgt Donan James, ex-CPL Idris Salisu, ex-CPL Zakari Kofi.
Some of the civilians are Mayo Chadi Aliyu, Atiku Ibrahim, Ali Mohammed, Abdulrahman Umar, Umar Daudu, Ibrahim Umar, Ibrahim Mallam, Adamu Lolo,
Suleiman Buba, Ahmed Adamu, Gidado Garba, Sani Dan Alhaji, Inusa Mohammed, Mohammed Wari, Mohammed Rabiu, Hammadu Abdullahi, Umar Adamu, Idi Juye, and Yusuf Abdullahi.
Some items recovered from them are 17 AK 47 rifles, one pump action, one locally-made pistol, 42 empty magazines, 363 rounds of AK 47 live ammunition, 71 K2 live ammunition, and 25 live cartridges.
Police spokesman Don Awunah said the exercise was to checkmate corruption and misconduct, adding that the success demonstrated the commitment of the inspector general of Police (IGP) to ensure that the police conform to international best practices.
Meanwhile the Nigeria Police Force has dismissed nine officers for criminal misconduct according to News24.
Internal disciplinary hearings, with the officers confessing, found the culprits guilty of aiding and abetting serious crimes, conspiracy with militants and disappearance of explosives.
- News 24