AIG Zone 2 Orders Dismissal, of 2 Inspectors for Armed Robbery, Official Misconduct

Inspectors for Armed Robbery, Official Misconduct

The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2 Command, AIG Ari Muhammed Ali, has ordered the dismissal of two Inspectors of Police for armed robbery, official corruption and illegal duty.

The dismissed policemen, with AP. Nos. 279495 and 223521, Sunday Adeboye and Ogunleye Stephen, respectively were, up till their dismissal, attached to the command.

In a statement issued by the Zonal Police Public Relations Officer (ZPPRO), SP. Umma Tunni Ayuba, the erring officers, while still facing trial for a similar offence, on November 23, 2023, at about 10:00pm, armed themselves with 2 SMG rifles and live ammunition, and invaded the residences of one Taiwo Monsuru and Akintola Sunday at Obada-Oko in Ogun State, and conducted a search without a warrant.

They were said to had made away with five iPhones, 1 Samsung smartphone, 1 Tecno smartphone, and 2 laptop computers from the scene

According to the statement, they were not alone in the criminal act; they went with two members of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) Semiu Afisu and Abidoye Femi, as well as one Charles John, the driver.

Luck ran out on them at a roadblock mounted by policemen attached to the Ifo Division, also in Ogun State, who acted on the information they received, concerning the incident, from other residents of the apartment.

The informants, it was disclosed, gave a description of the vehicle they operated with, leading to their arrest.

However, one ASP Ajayi Victor, who led the illegal operation, but escaped arrest, is currently at large, the statement disclosed,

Consequently, the AIG has directed that the dismissed officers be charged to court alongside their civilians accomplices.

He has also urged all officers and men of the Force to discharge their duties professionally, in accordance with the law, warning that anyone found wanting would be accountable for his/her action or inaction.

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One Comment to “AIG Zone 2 Orders Dismissal, of 2 Inspectors for Armed Robbery, Official Misconduct”

  1. Can you imagine, when they dangle those guns bought with the tax payers money, it seems to them that the World is under their care. Today that adage which says, ” many days for the Thieves and just ONE day is for the owner of the house “, has been fulfilled. They are now stewing in their own juice! But will this ugly lesson teach those erring policemen any lesson?

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