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BREAKING NEWS: After Massive Nationwide Protests, IGP Disbands SARS



After massive nationwide protests over the activities of a notorious police unit, Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) and calls for the unit to scrapped, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammadu Ibrahim has now disbanded the unit with immediate effect.

IGP Ibrahim made the announcement this afternoon in a broadcast.

He said the dissolution affects all SARS in all the 36 State Commands and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

He added that all officers serving in unit will be redeployed to other Commands, Units and Formations, assuring that arrangement will be made to set up a new unit that would tackle armed robbery and sundry crimes.

Details later...

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