5 Important things to know about the dissolution of Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS)

Important Things to know about the dissolution of Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS)

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

  1. The Inspector General has dissolved the Special Anti Robbery Squad across all the 36 State Police Commands and the Federal Capital Territory.”
  2. All officers and men serving in the Unit will be redeployed to other police commands, formations and units
  3. Civil Society Organizations and Human Rights Bodies to work with the Police in investigating alleged cases of human rights violations.

  4. 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.

  5. A new policing arrangement for tackling the offenses of Armed robbery and other violent crimes will be unveiled to the public soon.

Important Things to know about the dissolution of Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS)

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