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Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Four women arrested at Police College..what they did will shock you
The Lagos State Police Command has taken into custody four women who run a factory were police uniforms and accessories are illegally manufactured and sold inside the Police College in Ikeja.
The police recovered uniforms with different ranks, badges, belts, boots, cardigans, caps and force numbers from the suspects, among who are two nursing mothers, Vanguard reports.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, Dolapo Badmus, while confirming the incident, stated that the arrest came on the heels of petitions to the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Idris Ibrahim, who set up a panel of inquiry headed by a retired IG.
The suspects, however, admitted during interrogation to the claim but did not mention names of their patronisers.
“When he finally investigated and found out that it was true, the CP ordered the arrest of the suspects and seizure of the materials.”Badmus said, “The CP ordered the officer-in-charge of X-Squad to investigate, after the case was referred to us from the Police High Command, Abuja.
She disclosed that arrangement has been concluded for the arraignment of the suspects in court on Tuesday on a “two-count charge of conspiracy and unlawful possession and sales of police kits contrary to Section 328, Sub-sections A, B, C and D of Lagos State, 2011.”