Inform IG To Obey Police Service Fee, Reinstate Me Since 2019 — Dismissed Policeman Begs Nigerians
A dismissed police officer, Osondu Christian has begged Nigerians to come back to his assist.
Osondu appealed to Nigerians to plead with the Inspector-Normal of Police, Usman Baba, to adjust to the directive of the Police Service Fee and get him reinstated into the drive.
The officer, who took to his Fb web page, stated he was dismissed illegally in a set as much as cowl up the crime of the kidnapping and killing of the son of the brother of the late former Vice-President of Nigeria, Alex Ekwueme.
Osondu stated he was the group chief of the Strike group in Azukwu SARS within the Anambra State Police Command and had led members of his group to research a theft incident which resulted within the arrest of 1 Livingston Uzoho.
It was at Uzoho’s residence the police discovered about 32 stolen automobiles together with one belonging to the late Ekwueme’e relation who was murdered in the identical automobile. Uzoho was not solely arrested, one other confederate recognized as Afam Ugada was arrested.
However Osondu stated some officers connived with Uzoho to border him up within the crime which resulted in seven months of imprisonment for him whereas the suspects weren’t prosecuted.
He stated after the unlawful detention, he was confined to a base for eight months and had misplaced about three promotion alternatives throughout this era.
He stated it got here as a shock when it was revealed within the nationwide dailies that the PSC dismissed 9 cops and demoted six others and his identify was a part of people who have been dismissed.
He lamented, “As of right this moment, the suspect Livingston Uzoho ‘M’ who was charged for receiving beneath Legal Code Regulation for the Vary Rover Sport and Toyota Hilux remains to be on trial; he has not been convicted or acquitted of the crime in Justice of the Peace Court docket 1 Akwa Anambra State.
“The Prosecutor is DSP OBI INNOCENT in SARS, Akwuzu. However I’ve been dismissed and revealed in all the foremost Newspapers and social media in Nigeria and my identify written on it whereas the suspect was giving a Delicate Touchdown.
“These are the identical cops whom I took the identical Oath to serve the Nigeria police drive and Nation Nigeria Fairly they determine to dismiss me. Whereas the 5 Rank and File who have been additionally concerned within the arrest and the utilizing of the ATM card who was additionally detained alongside me have been by no means dismissed however got #4 main entry.
“I’ve given 16 years of my companies yr in crime-fighting solely to be dismissed and despatched again to the road to fulfill the identical individuals I arrested.”
In the meantime, after a number of petitions to the workplace of the Minister of Justice; the Police Service Fee; the Senate President and Speaker of the Home of Representatives; the Solicitor Normal amongst others between 2018 and 2019, the Police Service Fee thought of Osondu’s attraction in 2020.
In July 2020, the PSC ordered the reinstatement of Osondu into the drive from the twenty sixth of March, 2019.
The PSC said, “The Police Service Fee has examined your attraction and after due consideration of the information introduced earlier than it, took a call at its eighth Plenary Assembly held on Ninth- eleventh, twenty third -Twenty fifth and 1st July 2020 to reinstate you with impact 26/03/2019 and severely reprimanded with impact from 26/03/2019.
“Particulars of the Fee’s selections in your attraction have been forwarded to the Inspector-Normal of Police for implementation. Settle for the nice and cozy regards of the Fee.”
Nevertheless, Osondu stated the IGP had but to adjust to the directives of the Police Service Fee regardless of having written a petition to his workplace through Senator Theodore Ahamefule Orji, CON representing Abia Central Senatorial District.