Tafa Balogun Dies at 74.

Tafa Balogun Ex-Inspector-General of Police (IGP), has died at the age of 75 has learned in a confirmed report by family source on Thursday, with information on the cause of death withheld.

His Biography revealed he was was born on August 8, 1947 at Ila-Orangun in Osun State and was named the 21st Inspector-General of Police on March 6, 2002.

Tafa Balogun On April 4, 2005, was indicted at the Federal High Court, Abuja for stealing and laundering of over $100million in his 3 years tenure as Inspector General of Police from the Police treasury.

The charges levelled on him by the EFCC – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was 70 in number, but he pleaded and bargained with the court to reduce his sentence in exchange for the return of bulk of the stolen property and money.

He was sentenced to 6 months in jail.

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