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Nigerian police dismisses inspector over involvement in robbery, kidnapping

A police inspector, Adabo Mohammed, has been dismissed from the Force for allegedly engaging in armed robbery and kidnapping in the Federal Capital Territory.

The Nigeria Police Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi announced the dismissal of the officer via a statement on Friday.

He said Mohammed was a member of an armed robbery gang responsible for robbing a victim of the sum of N29.8 million (Twenty-Nine Million Eight Hundred Thousand Naira) in the Gwagwalada area of the FCT.

According to Adejobi, an investigation revealed that the officer was part of the 5-member gang that kidnapped one Ikechukwu Emmanuel Okafor in the Tunga Manje area and collected N4.4 million ransom.

The police spokesperson said the officer accused of criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, armed robbery and corrupt practice, has been charged to court.

The statement reads in part; “One Inspector Adabo Mohammed was dismissed for the offences of criminal conspiracy, armed robbery/kidnapping, and corrupt practice.

The dismissed officer, along with 5 others were members of an armed robbery gang responsible for the robbery of the sum of N29.8 million from a victim in Gwagwalada, FCT as well as the kidnap of one Ikechukwu Emmanuel Okafor in Tunga Manje and the collection of ransom sum of N4.4m. The ex-officer has been charged to court accordingly”.