The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, in a press conference held October 11, 2020, has announced the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
The IGP says officers captured under the special police unit, SARS, will now be deployed for other purposes and a new anti-robbery squad with the same objectives as SARS to be named later.
The dissolution is coming on the heels of the nationwide #EndSARS protest.
The rogue police unit has been accused of brutality, extortion, and incessant murder of many young Nigerians.
See full statement below:
— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) October 11, 2020
- Emplaces other measures to protect the citizens
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