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17 policemen arrested for taking bribes
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 17 policemen for acts of misconduct, including taking bribes.
PUNCH Metro learnt that the policemen, who were arrested between October 6 and 28, 2016, were undergoing an orderly room trial.
This is just as 26 armed robbery suspects and 18 suspected kidnappers were also rounded up by the police during the same period.
A source told our correspondent that some of the arrested policemen risked dismissal, while others could be demoted.
The state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, confirmed the arrest, adding that residents of the state should not hesitate to report erring officers to the command.
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