In response to the clamorings of the masses about the force brutality and being the scrapped the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, announced on National TV that the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force has been dissolved
In his speech, The IGP appreciates and commends all citizens particularly those who genuinely express their concerns for a better policing orientation in an organized, patriotic and civil manner. He reaffirms the determination of the Force to bequeath to the country a Police Force and System that is professional in service delivery and most importantly, accountable to the people.
Based on the disband that has plunged the FSARS, these are the following 5 things you should know about it’s dissolution
- The Inspector General has dissolved the Special Anti Robbery Squad across all the 36 State Police Commands and the Federal Capital Territory.”
- All officers and men serving in the Unit will be redeployed to other police commands, formations and units
- Civil Society Organizations and Human Rights Bodies to work with the Police in investigating alleged cases of human rights violations.
A citizens’ and Strategic Stakeholders’ Forum is to regularly interface with Police leadership at all levels and advise on police activities as they affect the general public.
- A new policing arrangement for tackling the offenses of Armed robbery and other violent crimes will be unveiled to the public soon.