The Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has removed the Kogi State Commissioner of Police Ali Janga Following the escape of six suspects from custody early this morning.
He also redeployed the Commander, Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in the state, the Divisional Police Officer ‘A’ Division, Lokoja and other police officers implicated in the escape for negligence, dereliction of duty and gross misconduct.
The police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, explained that the policemen are all facing serious disciplinary action.
IGP’s Intelligence Response Team and Special Tactical Squad, Personnel of the Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department have arrived in Kogi State to work with the Police personnel in the State for immediate re-arrest of the escaped suspects.
“They are to also carry out detail investigation into the escape and bring all those involved to justice,”
IGP also directed Esa Sunday Ogbu, Commissioner of Police, Federal Operations, Force Headquarters, Abuja to immediately proceed and take over as the new Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Police Command.