Extortion: NPF set to sanction DPO’s, Commanders over officers misconduct

Extortion: NPF set to sanction DPO’s, Commanders over officers misconduct

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), henceforth, will be holding DPO’s and Commander responsible for their men misdeed, such bribery, extortion and harassment of citizens.

This was made known by the Police acting PRO, Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Friday.

The reports of police harassment of youths is on the rise across the country with the southern part of the country with higher case.

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“In a bid to reduce or possibly put a stop to extortion, harassment and brutality in the NPF, we will henceforth hold DPOs and Commanders responsible for the misdeeds of their men.” the acting PRO said

“In as much as we dont promote vicarious liability, we have equally noticed that some superiors fail or lack the willingness and/or wherewithal to supervise and manage their men.”

“This leadership gap is not in tune with the leadership styles of the IGP and his repositioning drives, thus, counterproductive and condemnable.”

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