17 policemen have been arrested by Lagos State Police Command for acts of misconduct, including taking bribes. The policemen, who were arrested between October 6 and 28, 2016, were undergoing an orderly room trial.
If found guilty, the arrested policemen risk dismissal, while others could be demoted.
The state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, confirmed the arrest, saying, “A total number of 17 policemen were arrested in different areas of the state for misconduct. The necessary disciplinary measures are being taken against them. The command is alive to its responsibilities. We have zero tolerance for crime.”