The Lagos State Police Command says it has identified the policeman pictured smoking Indian hemp in public in the Ijora area of th4e state.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement on Tuesday, revealed the identity of the officer as ASP Babatunde Adebayo.
He noted that the state Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, had commenced disciplinary measures commensurate with his rank.
He said, “The Lagos State Police Command has identified the police officer pictured smoking weed at the Ijora area of Lagos State.
"He is ASP Babatunde Adebayo serving at Shogunle Divison of the command.
“Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has directed the immediate commencement of appropriate disciplinary measures commensurate with his rank.
“Alabi has equally warned officers and men of the command to stay clear of all unprofessional and unethical conducts as any officer found guilty of these acts will be severely sanctioned.”