The Lagos state police commissioner, CP Hakeem Odumosu has vowed to arrest, dismiss and prosecute fallible police officers who disobey directives in Lagos State.
Odumosu vow is in compliance with the directive of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu on checkmating the excesses and sanitizing the Special Anti Robbery Squad and other tactical squads.
The vow to prosecute erring officer is contained in a statement signed by Police Public Relations Officer of Lagos, Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi, re-echoing the IGP’s directive in Ikeja on Tuesday.
The police commissioner ordered his monitoring teams to arrest and prosecute any personnel of the police tactical squads, including Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad(FSARS), Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Special Tactical Squad (STS), Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Anti Kidnapping, Anti Cultism, or Anti Robbery teams or under other tactical squads from Lagos command.
He stated that any Police officer who wants to embark on patrol, Stop and Search, checking of information etc must be on official Police uniform with identification cards hanged on their chest.
The commissioner urged members of the public to report ugly and unprofessional conduct of any officer to the command via the Public Complaint Bureau phone digits: 09057597931, 09010512348, 09010512350 and 09090003792 while confirming his commitment to achieving a people-oriented Nigeria Police Force in Nigeria.