INDUSTRIAL COURT SACKS THREE POLICEMEN ON BRIBERY CHARGES
Written by thereachfm on March 18, 2019
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, today, affirmed the dismissal of three policemen, who were sacked for receiving $5,000 as a bribe.
Reports has it that Joeseph Okan and Joshua Madame, who were both Inspectors in addition to Cyprian Nwankwo, a Sergeant, were dismissed on grounds of misconduct and receiving bribe.
Justice of the Industrial Court, Rakiya Haastrup, said that the claimants, challenged their dismissal as unlawful, claiming that the rules of Police Act were not followed before their dismissal.
She further said that the failure of the claimants to tender their employment letters was detrimental to their case adding that the law required that a party who alleged unlawful termination of employment must establish his case.