Imo CP dismisses 11 Cops, Investigates 19 others for corruption

Imo CP dismisses 11 Cops, Investigates 19 others for corruption

The Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Isaac Akinmoyede, has dismissed 11 policemen in the state for corruption. According to the CP, no fewer than 19 others are currently being investigated by the command for corrupt practices and other unprofessional conducts. Akinmoyede, who spoke during a radio programme in Owerri, the state capital, said the command had no tolerance for acts that put the image of the Nigeria Police Force in disrepute. The CP disclosed that the dismissed policemen were found to had indulged in acts considered to be contrary to the oath they took during their enlistment into the Force. He stressed that the acts were against the rule of engagements in NPF. The CP advised the people of the state to keep bringing to his attention, actions of officers which negate the standard of professional engagements. He said the command was also investigating issues of extortion of the citizens at checkpoints. An official in the state command confirmed this to our correspondent, saying, “As of the last count, 11 officers have been dismissed from the force with about 19 being investigated in Imo State. They were found to have engaged in acts that damaged t

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Imo Speaker lied, Ihedioha gifted us 2019 SUV- Oguta House Member

Imo Speaker lied, Ihedioha gifted us 2019 SUV- Oguta House Member

The lawmaker representing Oguta state constituency at the Imo State House of Assembly, Frank Ugboma, has described as false, a statement made by the Speaker of the State Assembly, Collins Chiji, that former governor Emeka Ihedioha gave lawmakers refurbished vehicles as official cars. The speaker made the claim at a state function in Owerri, on Wednesday. However, Ugboma who is the deputy minority leader of the House, on Thursday urged the speaker to stop “bootlicking.” Ugboma said, “I refuse to believe that the Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Mr. Chiji Collins, actually made such statement as credited to him, but if he did, I say, that it is most unfortunate, appalling and embarrassing to the entire 9th House because that statement is false. “May I inform the general public that the official vehicles under reference are 2019 Brand new Prado Jeeps given to the House members in the year 2019. One wonders how imaginable a 2019 model Prado Jeep could be refurbished in the same 2019.” Copyright PUNCH

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Sex for Mark: Imo Varsity Probes HOD in Viral Video

The Imo State University, Owerri, has set up a committee to investigate the authenticity of the footage circulating on the Internet in which the Head of Department of Biochemistry of the institution, Prof. Emmanuel Agumuo, was allegedly having sex with ones of his students.   The HoD, who was handcuffed in the footage, was arrested by plain-clothed security men. Sources said the don, apart from allegedly collecting N150,000 as bribe from the female student, also demanded sex from her in order to pass her. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told our correspondent, “The female student, who is about getting married, had issues with her result after her mates had graduated. She approached her Head of the Department, but he demanded N150,000 bribe, which she paid. The professor also demanded sex from her. “The professor rejected the girl’s plea that she was getting married soon. The girl then played along with the aid of security men. The don was arrested naked in a room with the girl. Of course, the nude video is all over the Internet.” Responding to the brewing scandal, the university said that it had set up a committee to investigate the authe

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Gun men attack police men, snatch rifles

Suspected armed robbers have attacked policemen at Egbu in Owerri and Owerre Nkworji in the Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State, respectively The robbers attacked the policemen at Nkwerre on Monday, gave a sergeant machete cuts and snatched his service rifle. Our correspondent learnt that the armed robbers set ablaze the operational vehicles of the policemen. Our source said that the sergeant, who was rushed to hospital in Orlu with multiple machete cuts, died on Tuesday. The source said, “Hoodlums suspected to be robbers on Monday attacked policemen at Owerre Nkworji. The Siena vehicle the policemen were in was set ablaze. One of the police officers was given several machete cuts. He was rushed to a hospital at Orlu. He died on Tuesday.” Similarly, hoodlums on Tuesday attacked policemen at Egbu in Owerri, the state capital. Eyewitnesses told our correspondent that the hoodlums, who laid siege, snatched a service rifle from one of the officers and equally gave one of the officers machete cuts. Our correspondent learnt that the wounded cop was rushed to an undisclosed hospital. When contacted the state Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, conf

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