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IGP to SARS: take war against violent criminals to their door steps

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Adamu Mohammed has charged officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) anti-Kidnapping squad and other special units to the door steps of violent criminals. The IGP gave this charge on Thursday in Abuja at an interactive session with the SARS officers and the Anti-Kidnapping

IGP Adamu disbands F-SARS, SIP others

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate decentralization of the operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, (F-SARS) which was earlier centralised by his predecessor, Ibrahim Idris. The former IG had placed the unit under the Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Operations), as part of the reforms of

Preaidential panel receives 103 human rights violation cases against SARS

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Tony Ojukwu, said on Monday that 103 complaints of alleged human rights violations were received by the Presidential Panel on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS. Mr Ojukwu, who doubles as the chairman of the presidential panel, said this at the second sitting of

Rising cases of criminalities, torture in Anambra worrisome – Report

•Accuse security agents of extortion, maltreating residents  •Calls on Gov. Obiano to arrest the situation  Jude Johnson The human rights activist group, International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has raised the alarm over what it alleges as rising cases of extortion, torture and other forms of criminalities in

Police announce massive overhaul of SARS unit

•IGP orders SARS operatives to wear  police uniforms •Tagged with full identification pending the launch of new FSARS uniform •Set-up custody records management system for FSARS throughout the country •FSARS operatives to go through medical/psychological Screening .. •Human rights protection orientation programmes, processes   Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has announced massive overhaul and new guidelines

Police speaks on arrest of Premium Times Journalist

The police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, said he is not aware of the details of the arrest, and detention of PREMIUM TIMES journalist, Samuel Ogundipe. Mr Moshood, who spoke when asked by a presenter on AIT programme, Kakaaki, however, said no Nigerian is beyond being arrested by the police when an investigation

Breaking: IGP complies with presidential directive to overhaul SARS

•Renames unit FSARS, appoints supervising commissioner •Sets up human rights desks across states Jude Johnson The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has within hours  complied with the directive of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, to overhaul the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police. Idris has gone ahead to renamed

Police arrests, detain sacked DSS boss, lawal daura

A combined team of the Police and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have reportedly arrested and detained the sacked Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura. Reports say Daura was arrested just shortly after he was sacked by the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo for “breaching national security.”