By Sadiq Umar – The Nigerian Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command on Thursday announced the dismissal of four policemen accused of theft at the Gwarimpa, Abuja residence of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The Police, in a statement by its FCT Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, says it has carried out investigation and found the four policemen guarding the House culpable of the offence.
“In fulfilment of the promise by the FCT Police Command to make public its findings on the investigation of the case of theft at the Gwarimpa residence of Former president, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR, the Command wishes to state that in line with first schedule of police Act and regulation 370 Cap 19, the Policemen guarding the house have been tried in an orderly room proceeding and found culpable of the offence,” it stated.
“Sequel to the out-come of the orderly room proceeding, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Musa Kimo psc has approved the immediate dismissal of the following police Rank and Files from the Nigeria Police Force: i. F/No. 436691 Sgt Musa Musaii. F/No. 235422 Sgt John Nanpakiii. F/No. 261898 Sgt Ogah Auduiv. F/No. 425210 Sgt Gabriel Ugah,” the statement added.
“Meanwhile, orderly room proceeding in respect of AP/No.141199 Inspr Lengs Satlakau and AP/No. 150566 Inspr Usman Wuduki has been forwarded to AIG Zone 7 for further action.
The Police assured that the “main culprit” one Musa Musa would be charged to court, saying, the accomplice who currently at large would be arrested.
“The Command wishes to also state that the main culprit F/No. 436691 Sgt Musa Musa will be charged to court for prosecution. While efforts have been intensified to arrest his accomplice one Mallam Shuaibu who is presently at large
“This action is in compliance with the vision of the Inspector General of Police IGP Ibrahim Kpotun Idris NPM mni to rid the Nigeria Police Force of criminal elements that are out to disparage the good image of the Force,” it added.