Lagos CP Sets Up Panel On Police Molestation

Nkeremwen Cosmas

The commissioner of police, Lagos state command of the Nigeria Police Force, Imohimi Edgal has instituted a panel to investigate the alleged report of police corruption, bribery and sexual molestation.

According to ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole Police Public Relations Officer, “the members of the panel include,  Commander RRS ACP Tunji Disu as the chairman,  Emma Nnadozie as the vice chairman, CSP Adedeji Kemi and other members who are Nwanguma Okechukwu a member of NOPRIN, Solomon Ezike and Adeola Samuel-Ilori.

The panel which had a lengthened deliberation at the CP’S office with all the parties above present including the former O/C Anti-Kidnapping came to an agreement that the case of stealing involving the victim one Blessing Taiwo be returned back to Ikoyi Division to carry out a diligent investigation and ensure the suspects are prosecuted.

As regards the allegation of collection of bribe / sexual molestation, the case will also be thoroughly investigated and due findings is expected to be reported to the commissioner of police a week from today.

CSP Akinade Adejobi was recently removed from office as Officer-in-Charge pf the Anti-Kidnapping and Anti-Cultism Squad, State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department after he and his men at the squad in Hogan Bassey Crescent, Surulere, were alleged to have taken N50,000 before granting bail to one Blessing Taiwo, who was arrested for alleged theft.

Famous-Cole said the command CP has reassured members of the public that any officer indicted will face the full weight of the law.

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