Six police officers have been sacked in Kwara State over reported acts of misbehaviour.

Kayode Egbetokun, the State Commissioner of Police, revealed this on Thursday in Ilorin, he also said that he signed the sacked of another police officer on Wednesday for reported lack of ethics as a police officer.

The commissioner of police disclosed this at a stakeholders’ meeting held with the leadership of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Road Transport Employers Association, Tricycle Owners Association, Hotel Owners Association, Students Union leaders and Human Rights activists in the State.

The Police commissioner, who announced that the police command under his leadership would not allow indiscipline among its officers, said some officers had been given various forms of punishment for professional misconduct.

Kayode Egbetokun pointed that though SARS had been dismissed, the command recorded 15 armed robbery cases between May and October 2020, with 27 suspects arrested and 15 AK-47 rifles recovered in the State. Daily post

Kayode Egbetokun appealed the stakeholders to urge their members on the need to uphold consistent peace and harmony in the State, noting that he was proud of the peaceful conduct exhibited so far by the youth during the End SARS protests.

“The State had not witnessed cases of police extra-judicial killings, brutality and harassment, just as cases of police extortion have reduced drastically.” Egbetokun said 

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