The Police Command in Lagos on Wednesday announced the dismissal of 10 police officers for various offences.
The commands spokesperson, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, made the disclosure in a statement he signed and released to newsmen in Lagos.
According to the spokesperson, the dismissal was in a bid to promote discipline and core values of policing in the state.
Adejobi said the command tried 81 personnel for various criminal and disciplinary offences that were committed between October 2019 and October 2020.
The offences, he said, ranged from murder, discreditable conducts, and excessive use of power, corrupt practices and negligence.
According to him, the command dismissed 10 personnel, reduced the ranks of 18 officers and issued warning letters to others.
Others were awarded extra fatigue, while 16 of the men were discharged and acquitted for want of evidence.
He said that the personnel tried in the orderly room proceedings, conducted at various locations in Lagos state, included 45 inspectors.