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Police dismisses 11 officers in Imo

The Imo State Police Command has dismissed 11 police officers in the state for alleged corruption.

The state’s Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, who disclosed this in a radio programme in Owerri, said 19 others were being investigated for gross misconduct.

He said the dismissed policemen were found to have indulged in acts considered to be contrary the Force ethics.

The police commissioner added that the acts were against the Force rule of engagements.

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Akinmoyede said: “As of the last count, 11 officers have been dismissed from the force with about 19 being investigated in Imo State. They were found to have engaged in acts that damaged the image of the Nigeria Police Force.

“Acts, like impersonation, extortion, and demand for money from people through bank transfers and so on.”

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