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Lagos Command Arrests Policemen For Gambling On Duty

Lagos Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi 

The Lagos State Police Command has captured two policemen who were found tallying cash produced using betting while on obligation.

The captured policemen were additionally smoking close to a bank in the Opebi, Ikeja region of the state when they were secured.

The Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, who disapproved of policemen taking part in diverting exercises while on obligation, requested their capture.

The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, said in a Tuesday articulation, "The consideration of the state Police Command has been attracted to the news making the round via web-based networking media that policemen got influences and they were smoking.

"In view of the assertion, the official of police has requested the capture, detainment and trial of the policemen.

"In the mean time, preparatory examination concerning the case has uncovered that the policemen were not including cash they got as fix as charged yet coupons they gathered from betting.

"The men are as of now confronting disciplinary activity that could prompt diminishment in their positions or rejection."

The announcement included, "The police chief empowers individuals from people in general to dependably uncover, yet precisely, undisciplined and amateurish policemen."

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