IG dismisses 3 officers who raided Edwin Clark’s home

The Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris, has approved the dismissal of the three inspectors who raided the home of elder statesman and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark.

But the police, in a statement by spokesman, Jimoh Moshood said the Assistant Superintendent Of Police, David Dominic, who led the illegal search team, was still being investigated and would face his own punishment appropriately.

Jimoh Moshood made it known that the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has approved the dismissal of Insprs. Godwin Musa, Sada Abubakar and Yabo Paul from the service “for the unauthorised, illegal and unprofessional misconduct in the search of the residence of Chief Edwin Clark in Asokoro, Abuja.”

“Ap. No. 158460 ASP David Dominic was queried and being investigated for Discreditable Conduct, Negligence of Duty and an Act unbecoming of a Police officer which constitute serious misconduct and if not checked can be inimical to the image of the Nigeria Police Force and violation of fundamental human rights of the elder statesman as provided for in the 1999 Nigeria Constitution as amended.

The gravity of the offences against the officer is serious in nature and dismissal from service is imminent.